Deadly earthquakes of November 25 - Japan, Azerbaijan and Indonesia

M 6.9    1930    Depth 35 km    Japan - killing 272 people
690 earthquake shocks recorded in 1 day (Ito Japan). Over a period of several weeks, 4,880 moderate shocks were recorded.
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Azerbaijan 2000 earthquake - courtsey azer.comM 6.8    2000    Depth 51.6 km    Azerbaijan (Baku) - killing 31 people
Five people killed by falling debris, 23 more died from heart attacks, more than 430 injured and some damage (VI) in the Baku area, Azerbaijan. Three more people were killed the next day by an explosion caused by natural gas leaking from a valve damaged in the main shocks. Felt (VI) at Sumqayit, Azerbaijan and (V) at Bekdash, Turkmenistan. Felt (V) at Izberbash; (IV) at Derbent, Makhachkala and Sergokala; (III) at Khasavyurt and Kumukh; (II) at Buynaksk, Russia. Also felt at Tbilisi, Georgia and in northern Iran.
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M 6.5    2007    Depth 20 km    Indonesia - killing 3 people
Three people killed, hundreds injured and hundreds of houses destroyed (V) in the Bima-Dompu-Raba area.
Felt (IV) at Sumbawabesar and (III) at Taliwang. Also felt (IV) at Mataram, Lombok and (III) at Denpasar, Bali and at Labuhanbajo,  Flores. Felt at Kuta and Ubud, Bali.
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