Historic Earthquakes

Kodiak Island, Alaska
1900 10 09 12:28 UTC
Magnitude 7.7

The wharf at Woody Island was partly destroyed; chimneys, windows, and crockery were destroyed in Kodiak. About 50 slight aftershocks continued through the next day. Felt along all of southern Alaska and probably to the west of Kodiak.

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.