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Earthquakes March-April 1985

January 1, 1985

There were two major earthquakes (7.0-7.9) during this reporting period-both were in Chile and both caused fatalities. Earthquake-related deaths were also reported from the Philippine Islands, Bolivia, and China.

In the United States a strong earthquake occurred in Alaska on March 9 and a magntidue 6.3 earthquake occurred off the coast of Oregon on March 13. 

Citation Information

Publication Year 1985
Title Earthquakes March-April 1985
Authors W.J. Person
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Series Number
Index ID 70168844
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization