A 9.0 earthquake in 1952 located in Kamchatka, Russia
caused severe shaking and a tsunami caused damage on Hawaiian Islands.
Only 6 cows were reported killed with no human lives lost.
A catastrophic magnitude 8.8 earthquake off the
coast of Ecuador and Colombia in 1906 generated a strong tsunami that
killed about 1000 people. It was observed all along the coast of Central
America and as far north as San Francisco and west to Japan. This was
not associated with the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, which was only
a 8.1 but caused more lost of lives and damage.
A town in Peru destroyed in a 5.5 earthquake.