Landslide caused by the 1964 great Alaskan earthquake

The 1964 Great Alaskan earthquake was the second largest earthquake ever measured by modern instruments. The earthquake measured 9.2 on the magnitude scale and was felt all over Alaska, parts of Canada and down south as far as Washington.

As well as the direct shaking by the seismic waves, the earthquake caused a tsunami and thousands of landslides. The United States Geological Survey in a recent tweet brought up an old photo of one of these landslides very close to a hospital.

More information:
[1] http://www.aeic.alaska.edu/quakes/Alaska_1964_earthquake.html

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