List of earthquakes in Washington (state)

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This is a list of earthquakes in Washington, a U.S. state.

Date Location MMI M Deaths Injuries Total damage / notes
2001-02-28 Puget Sound VIII 6.8 Mw 0–1 400 $1–4 billion
1999-07-03 Satsop VII 5.8 Mw 7 Minor [1]
1996-05-02 Duvall VII 5.6 Mw scientific interest
1965-04-29 Puget Sound VIII 6.7 Mw 7 $12.5 million
1962-11-06 Clark County VII 5.2 Mw Minor [2]
1949-04-13 Olympia VIII 6.7 Mw 8 Many $25 million
1946-06-23 Strait of Georgia VIII 7.3 Mw 2 Limited
1945-04-29 North Bend VII 7.3 Ms Minor [3]
1891-11-29 Puget Sound VI Tsunami NGDC
1872-12-15 North Cascades VIII 6.5–7.0 scientific interest
1700-01-26 Cascadia subduction zone 8.7–9.2 Mw Tsunami
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand-alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

References

  1. ^ USGS (September 4, 2009), PAGER-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2008_06.1, United States Geological Survey 
  2. ^ Stover & Coffman 1993, pp. 380, 388
  3. ^ Stover & Coffman 1993, pp. 380, 385
Sources

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