One person killed, 50 injured and damage in the
Murindo-Apartado-Medellin area. At least ten people killed, 65
injured and 1,500 homeless by the explosion of a mud volcano in
the San Pedro de Uraba area. Slight damage at Bogota. Felt in
much of northwestern Colombia as far south as Cali. Felt
strongly in Darien Province, Panama. Also felt (IV) on the
Azuero Peninsula and at Panama City, Panama. Felt at Caracas
and Valencia, Venezuela. Also felt on Aruba. Landslides
occurred in the epicentral area. Liquefaction was observed in
the Murindo area and as far north as Apartado. small island
emerged from the Caribbean Sea off San Juan de Uraba.
Local time: October 17.
Three events about 1.5 and 3.0 seconds apart, respectively.
Sixty-two people killed,
3,757 injured and damage estimated at 5.6 billion U.S. dollars. Maximum intensity IX in parts of Oakland and San
Francisco. Numerous landslides occurred in the epicentral area and liquefaction occurred in some areas of Oakland
and San Francisco. Felt from Eureka to Los Angeles and east as far as Fallon, Nevada. Also felt in highrise
buildings in San Diego. A small tsunami with maximum wave height (peak-to-trough) of 40 cm was recorded at
Three people killed, 35 injured, and 75,000 homes damaged in
the Erzurum-Senkaya area.
M5.1 - Irondale, Alabama, 1916
The largest historical earthquake in Alabama.