Historic Earthquakes

Near Waynesville, North Carolina
1916 02 21 23:39 UTC
Magnitude 5.20
Intensity VII

Largest Earthquake in North 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.