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Earthquakes

Visualizing Disasters: New Hazardous Event Posters Available

August 24, 2018
NCEI’s latest editions of its historical natural hazard events posters have been released.

On This Day: 1960 Chilean Earthquake and Tsunami

August 14, 2018
In 1960, the largest earthquake ever instrumentally recorded occurred in southern Chile.

On This Day: Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami

March 8, 2019
On the morning of March 28, 1964, without warning, the largest recorded earthquake in U.S. history struck Alaska’s Prince William Sound.