Little evidence on this earthquake is given besides various paleo tsunami deposits. Various sources, including Butler et al. (2016) and Gusiakov (2016) describe it of similar magnitude with respect to its tsunami deposits as the 1952 Kamachatka earthquake which was instrumentally estimated to be about Mw8.9 (Hough, 2013).
|1737 Oct 17th, 15:30||1737 Kamchatka Earthquake||Kamchatka||9||C|
|Preferred Magnitude||9.00 (8.30-8.40)|
|Quality of Evidence||C|
|2014||GHEA (GHEC v1.0)||8.3 (8.3-8.4)|
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