Historic Earthquakes

Northeast Kentucky, near Sharpsburg, Bath County
1980 07 27 18:52:21.4 UTC
Magnitude 5.2
Intensity VII

Largest Earthquake in Kentucky

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.