1964 Quake: The Great Alaska Earthquake

George Plafker: "the whole thing was once in chaos…" artwork Grantz: "i might not ever seen some thing that damaging that close up …" Narrator: In 1964, Alaska was shaken by using the largest U.S. Earthquake ever recorded: Magnitude 9.2. Narrator: Shaking went on for over four minutes. One hundred forty three folks died. Complete property loss in 2013 greenbacks is estimated at 2.Three billion. There were gaping fractures, significant landslides, and the destruction of water mains, gasoline, sewer, cell and electrical programs. Narrator: The epicenter used to be in Prince William Sound, seventy four miles southeast of Anchorage. Yet […]

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