Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for October 20th
- Objects knocked from
shelves on Raoul Island. Felt at Napier and Wellington,
New Zealand. Tsunami generated with maximum wave heights
22 cm at Hilo, 15 cm at Kahului, 13 cm at Honolulu and
7 cm at Kona, Hawaii; 14 cm at Papeete, Tahiti and 10 cm
at Pago Pago, Samoa Islands.
Significant Earthquakes of the World 1986.
- This damaging earthquake was apparently centered
between Montreal and Quebec in the Saint Lawrence Valley.
The shock was felt over an area estimated to be at least
a million square miles including Sault Sainte Marie.
The Charlevoix earthquake of October 20, 1870
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