Faked Alaska

“The killer wave never materialized, but people endured several tense hours in shelters, waiting for a potential catastrophe that could wipe their communities away at any moment.” A 7.9 quake in the Gulf of Alaska sent people fleeing from a feared tsunami. It sent everyone else to what has to be the The New Yorker’s most popular article ever: The Earthquake That Will Devastate the Pacific Northwest.

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