There were also 191 quakes below magnitude 2.
A damaged brick house and street in Charleston are shown here.
Communities around Lake Tahoe and as far south as Fresno, California, felt the earthquake, which had a depth of 9.
On November 3, 2002, the Denali earthquake, which had a magnitude of 7.
Pat Branson, mayor of Kodiak, the major city of Alaska's Kodiak Island, the magnitude 8.
During the quakes, the ground rose and fell, trees were bent, deep cracks opened up in the ground, large landslides swept down hills, huge waves washed boats out of the Mississippi River and river banks, islands and sand bars gave way.