Earthquakes March-April 1985

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)


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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. 

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Earthquakes March-April 1985
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 17
Issue 5
Year Published 1985
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 6 p.
First page 193
Last page 198
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