1938 Earthquake
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 43° 38.028 W 096° 42.719
14T E 684566 N 4833744
Quick Description: The first earthquake reported in the region occurred on October 9, 1872, 17 years before South Dakota was admitted to the Union.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2006 8:00:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMD04
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 31

Long Description:
Buildings were jarred, dishes rattled, and loose objects swayed (V) at Sioux Falls from an October 11, 1938, tremor. Police stations received more than 50 calls from alarmed residents. The total felt area affected was about 7,500 square kilometers in South Dakota and one town in Minnesota. More local Earthquake history here: (visit link)
Marker Name: 1938 Earthquake

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
1938 Quake


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