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How big is Alaska?

Records

The Fifteen Largest Earthquakes in the World

Rank Magnitude Date Location
1.
9.5
May 22, 1960 Chile
2. 9.2 March 28, 1964 Prince William Sound, Alaska
3. 9.0 November 4, 1952 Russia
4. 8.8 January 31, 1906 Ecuador
5. 8.8 March 9, 1957 Andreanof Islands, Alaska
6. 8.7 November 6, 1958 Kuril Islands
7. 8.7 February 4, 1965 Rat Islands, Alaska
8. 8.6 August 15, 1950 India
9. 8.5 November 11, 1922 Chile/Argentina
10. 8.5 Feb. 1, 1938 Indonesia

Source: National Earthquake Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey.

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Longest River

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Population (2013 Census)

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Historical Notes


  
 Many thanks to Rick L. Kisinger for Alaska population updates!

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