Historic Earthquakes

1877 May 10 00:59 UTC
Magnitude 8.3

This earthquake produced a 24 meter tsunami that caused extensive damage along the Peru-Chile coast. It was observed throughout the Pacific Basin including Samoa, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Mexico and California. The tsunami was observed at all the islands of the Hawaiian archipelago. The tsunami caused fatalities in Hawaii and Japan. It was well recorded at Fort Point and Sausalito with amplitudes of about 0.6 feet but not seen on the San Diego tide gauge.
From NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) Significant Earthquake Database.

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