The 1964 Alaska Earthquake also known as the Great Alaskan earthquake and Good Friday earthquake is the second strongest Earthquake in World History and the strongest Earthquake ever recorded in North American History. On March 27, 1964, at 5:36 p.m. AKST (3:36 a.m. UTC), a fault between the pacific Ring of Fire and the North American Plate ruptured near College Fjord in the Prince William Sound. Ocean Floor shifted, causing 67 meter tsunamis which damaged Hawaii and Japan. Post-quake tsunamis severely affected Whittier, Seward, Kodiak, and other Alaskan communities, as well as people and property in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and California. Port Valdez suffered a devestating landslide, killing 32 people. A 27 foot (8.2m) tsunami destroyed the village of Chenega, killing 23 of the 68 people who lived there.
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Tier: 7-A radiated seismic energy, 6-B total "Seismic Movement Energy"
Name: 1964 Alaska Earthquake
Origin: Real Life
Age: 55 years ago
Classification: Megathrust earthquake
Powers and Abilities: The second most powerful earthquake ever recorded with a moment magnitude 9.2, Lasting four minutes and thirty-eight seconds, caused tsunamis, landslides, causing damage to property of several communities