50th Anniversary of the 1964 Earthquake
On March 27, Good Friday of 1964 at 5:36 PM violent shaking erupted without warning across South Central Alaska. The most powerful earthquake ever in North America Raged for nearly five minutes. The earthquake and ensuing tsunami took the lives of 118 unfortunate souls; thousands were left in the snow without shelter, food, and water.
This March 27th, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Earthquake, are you prepared for such an event?
Share your 1964 experiences with us: send photos and stories to firstname.lastname@example.org
Other 1964 Earthquake Resources
Alaska Earthquake Information Center Detailed Earthquake information on a variety of topics.
Alaska Earthquake 1964 (FB) Facebook page with lots of video clips.
50th Anniversary Quake Reunion Are you a survivor of the 64 Earthquake?
Earthquake Science Real-time science and data on earthquakes.
Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 A number of collections, digital and in print, that can be found in Alaskan libraries, archives, museums and other institutions.
Personal Accounts Personal stories from individuals who experienced the 64 Earthquake.