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What sets this week’s earthquake apart from the 1964 earthquake and tsunami

Alaska 1964 Good Friday earthquake and tsunami damage. (Courtesy of NOAA’s Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey Collection) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak could have been the first coastal community hit had there been a large tsunami early Tuesday morning. A little after 12:30 a.m., the Alaska & West Coast Tsunami Warning Center reported a magnitude 7.9 earthquake roughly 175 miles southeast of …

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