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June 4, 2013 | Geology.com
When Did Plate Tectonics Begin?
Large Impact on the Moon
Mount St. Helens - 33 Years
History of the Prime Meridian
The Orphan Tsunami of 1700
The Largest US Earthquake
January 21, 2014 | USGS on YouTube
USGS has released a new video that looks back at the Magnitude 9.2 event now known as "The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami". This event changed scientific understanding of earthquakes because it was the first major earthquake that was studied from a plate tectonics perspective.
Potential Tsunami Impact on Southern California from an Alaska Earthquake
September 8, 2013 | USGS
"The Science Application for Risk Reduction tsunami scenario depicts a hypothetical but plausible tsunami created by an earthquake offshore from the Alaska Peninsula and its impacts on the California coast. " Quoted from the USGS Newsroom.