Nature: Earthquake Aleutians

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Name
Nature: Earthquake Aleutians Gender: N/A
Aleutians, Unimak Island Earthquake
born on 1 April 1946 at 02:29 (= 02:29 AM )
Place Unimak Island, Aleutians, 55n00, 164e55
Timezone AHST h10w (is standard time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 11°10' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 01°57 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 01°23'



Biography

Aleutians earthquake south of Unimak Island; 7.8 Richter: 12:29 UT. It created a tsunami in Hawaii that killed 165 people, 96 of them in Hilo Bay.

The damage led to the creation of a Seismic Sea Wave Warning System on 8/12/1948 (later name the Pacific Tsunami Warning System).

Events

Source Notes

Diana K. Rosenberg collection, from the internet: http://www.geophys.washington.edu/tsunami/general/historic/aleutian46.html

Categories

  • Mundane : Disasters : Natural Disasters (Earthquake 7.8)

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