In Homer, officials commemorate earthquake with drills and tests

Considering its magnitude, the loss of life during the 1964 earthquake was low, particularly compared to the devastating quakes and resultant tsunamis seen in places like Japan and Haiti in recent years. The Good Friday quake claimed 132 lives in the Pacific Northwest and wreaked havoc on roadways and structures.

In Homer, officials commemorate earthquake with drills and tests

Considering its magnitude, the loss of life during the 1964 earthquake was low, particularly compared to the devastating quakes and resultant tsunamis seen in places like Japan and Haiti in recent years. The Good Friday quake claimed 132 lives in the Pacific Northwest and wreaked havoc on roadways and structures.

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