Historic Earthquakes

Charleston, South Carolina
1886 September 01 02:51 UTC (local August 31)
Magnitude 7.3
Intensity X

Largest Earthquake in South Carolina

Isoseismal Map

Isoseismals are based on intensity estimates from data.

Isoseismal Map

Abridged from Seismicity of the United States, 1568-1989 (Revised), by Carl W. Stover and Jerry L. Coffman, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1527, United States Government Printing Office, Washington: 1993.