Today’s Earthquake Fact
On February 5, 1663 the European settlers experienced their first earthquake in America. This was the earliest earthquake of destructive intensity felt in the United States. The earthquake was centered between the present sites of Montreal and Quebec, Canada. Great landslides kept the St. Lawrence River muddy for a month after the shock.
Today in Earthquake History
February 5, 1970
M 6.6, Philippines – Widespread damage and three deaths were caused by a series of strong shocks that rocked Romblon Island in the central Philippines. According to press… Read More