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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
DOI
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