Magnitude: 9.0M
Time: 01-27-1700
Country: USA

CASCADIASUBDUCTIONZONE

This earthquake was recorded in Usa on 01-27-1700, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 9.0 on the richter scale. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be causing destruction to well-built wooden structures; most masonry and frame structures with foundations would be destroyed. Expect rails to be bent, bridges detroyed, and loss of life.
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Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Pacific Margin - porphyry copper
Cretaceous through middle Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks representing a series of continental- and island-arc systems accreted and superimposed onto the paleomargin of northeast Asia.

Surface Lithology

Open Water - OR
water



Latest Earthquake Events

Recent Earthquake activity from around the globe.



Nearby Tsunamis
5.9
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
05-27-1862 T20:00:00
6.3
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
03-11-1933 T01:54:7.8
6.4
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
12-25-1899 T12:25:00
5.2
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
08-31-1930 T00:40:38
6
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
07-11-1855 T04:15:00
7.5
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
12-21-1812 T19:00:00
6.7
mag
WESTCOAST,USA
01-17-1994 T12:30:55.3
7.3
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
11-04-1927 T13:50:43
6.7
mag
MONTEREYBAY,N.CALIFORNIA
03-03-1901 T07:45:00
7.3
mag
S.CALIFORNIA
03-26-1872 T10:30:00




Earthquake Measurement
earthquake scale

Earthquake Stats
region_code 150
total_deaths_description 1
year 1700
eq_mag_ms 9.0
id 9954
location_name CASCADIASUBDUCTIONZONE
total_damage_description 3
eq_primary 9.0
state OR
time 01-27-1700
latitude 45.000
longitude -125.000
country USA

Nearby Earthquakes
4.2
mag
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7.9
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5.5
mag
CALIFORNIA:NORTHERN
02-15-1856
6.2
mag
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07-21-1986 T14:42:26
6.1
mag
CALIFORNIA:MAMMOTHLAKES
05-25-1980 T16:33:44
6.3
mag
CALIFORNIA:SANTACRUZ
10-08-1865
6.1
mag
CALIFORNIA:CENTRAL:MORGANHILL
04-24-1984 T21:15:19
5.6
mag
CALIFORNIA:SANJOSE
10-31-2007 T03:04:54
6.9
mag
CALIFORNIA:LOMAPRIETA
10-18-1989 T00:04:15
7.8
mag
CALIFORNIA:OWENSVALLEY
03-26-1872