Crescent City Tsunami, 1964

Crescent City Tsunami, 1964 (HM1NMX)

Location: Crescent City, CA 95531 Del Norte County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 45.174', W 124° 11.661'

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During the evening of March 27, 1964 a massive earthquake shook Alaska's Kenal Peninsula heavily damaging Anchorage, located more than 60 miles away, and sending a tsunami racing across the Pacific Ocean. About four hours later, on March 28, the tsunami hit Crescent City in the early morning hours. Four large waves battered Crescent City over the next several hours, leaving 29 city blocks destroyed and 12 persons dead.
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 400704 N 4623030
Decimal Degrees41.75290000, -124.19435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 45.174', W 124° 11.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 45' 10.44" N, 124° 11' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 K St, Crescent City CA 95531, US
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