Magnitude:
Time: 10-27-1936 T15:50:00
Country: USA

LITUYABAY,AK

This tsunami was recorded in Usa on 10-27-1936 T15:50:00, where a 149.35 meter tall sea wave released a sizeable amount of seismic energy reaching a magnitude of The USGS monitors tsunami events around the globe, and has assigned this event an ID of 1694. This region of Usa falls within region code 87.
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Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Late Continental Arc - porphyry copper
Porphyry Cu systems associated with predominantly calc-alkalic igneous rocks of post-accretionary continental magmatic arcs (Oligocene-Pliocene)
Intermontane Island-Arc - porphyry copper
Porphyry Cu systems associated with pre-accretionary Triassic and Jurassic calc-alkalic island arcs that formed offshore of western North America
Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au - porphyry copper
Triassic and Jurassic alkalic igneous rocks of accreted island arcs that formed offshore of western North America
Insular Mixed Island- and Continental Arc - porphyry copper
Calc-alkalic igneous rocks of accreted Jurassic island-arc terranes
Cordilleran Continental Arc - porphyry copper
Porphyry Cu systems associated with predominantly calc-alkalic igneous rocks of post-accretionary continental magmatic arcs (Jurassic-Eocene)
Southeast Alaska Tertiary - porphyry copper
Tertiary subduction and postsubduction calc-alkalic plutons of southeast Alaska
Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands - porphyry copper
Tertiary felsic to intermediate composition intrusions of the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands
Pacific Margin - porphyry copper
Cretaceous through middle Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks representing a series of continental- and island-arc systems accreted and superimposed onto the paleomargin of northeast Asia.

Surface Lithology

g - Unconsolidated
Glaciers



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Tsunami Measurement
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Tsunami Stats
region_code 87
iida 5.6
year 1936
location_name LITUYABAY,AK
damage_description 1
id 1694
state AK
event_validity 4
time 10-27-1936 T15:50:00
latitude 58.6
houses_destroyed 2
maximum_water_height 149.35
soloviev 4
houses_destroyed_description 1
cause_code 8
longitude -137.1
country USA

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