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The Orphan Tsunami of 1700
May 20, 2013 | Smithsonian.com

Smithsonian.com has an article about Japan’s Orphan Tsunami (“orphan” because it was then unlinked to any earthquake) and how it was connected to an earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction Zone.


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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.


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