Historic Earthquakes

Gulf of Alaska
1908 May 15 08:31:36 UTC (local 05/14)
Magnitude 7.0

At Katalla, the ceiling in one house was cracked, furniture displaced, and dishes were knocked from shelves. Rockslides were reported at Cape Yakataga. Felt from Sitka to Seward.

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.