Charlevoix earthquake of 1663 larger than New Madrid
Ah, I got the new BSSA. I risk my life bringing you these little snippets, heavily flavoured by my own biased opinion. NA-NA US! Our earthquake was bigger! And size is everything!
Now, I didn't actually read this article, since I find that these arguments are always rather arcane. Was it soft soil? Was it stiff? Were people embellishing to get more money from the Pope? We never really know.