Deadly earthquakes of December 21 - China, Chile, Greece, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

M 7.2   1913    Depth ? km    China - killing 1,314 people

No details found !
Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow)

M 7.4   1967    Depth 42.5 km    Chile - killing 1 person
The shock caused one death and several injuries, and inflicted severe property damage at Quillagua and Tocopilla, two small villages near the earthquake's epicenter.
Eighty percent of the structures were destroyed at Quillagua.
Tocopilla sustained damage to about 20 percent of its buildings.
Numerous roads were damaged or blocked by earthslides in the area.
Google satellite map of the earthquake area

Ulawun volcano, Papua New Guinea - courtesy boards.straightdope.com

M 6.2   1983    Depth 42.2 km    Papua New Guinea - killing 10 people
Felt (V) at Ulawun Volcano and (IV) at Rabaul.
Also felt on New Ireland.
Google satellite map of the earthquake area

M 6.1   1990    Depth 13 km    Greece / Yoguslavia - killing 1 person
One person killed, at least 60 injured and damage in the Edhessa-Kilkis area, Greece.
Several people injured and some buildings damaged (VII) in the Gevgelija-Strumica area. Felt (VII) at Begorci and Dojran; (VI) at Kavadarci and Strumica; (V) at Bitola, Stip, Berovo, Ohrid and Titov Veles; (IV) at Skopje, Gostivar, Tetovo and Kumanovo.
Felt at Larisa, Greece and Korca, Pogradeci and Tirana, Albania. Also felt at Mikhailovgrad and Plovdiv and (IV) at Sofia, Bulgaria. Felt (III) at Bucharest, Romania.
Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow)

M 6.4   1999    Depth 42 km    Indonesia - killing 5 people
Five people killed at Pandeglang, more than 220 injured and 2,800 houses damaged in western Jawa.
Damage estimated at 3.9 million US dollars.
Felt throughout western Jawa and in southeastern Sumatera, Indonesia.
Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow)

This page is dedicated to those who lost their life in terrible earthquakes / tsunamis / landslides.
People have forgotten a lot of these human tragedies.
We @ Earthquake Report are hopeful that people in these countries and cities will learn from their history and will make sure that they are building Earthquake Proof houses and that they know what to do when the earth will be shaking again.

QuakeSOS Twitter linkFollow our @ShakingEarth twitter link
- Links to the in-depth articles of Earthquake-report.com
- Automatic alerts of important earthquakes in real time (worldwide)
Try us on twitter and be one of the best informed people on earthquakes in the world

a

Quake-Maps.com was also created by SOS Earthquakes. Quake-Maps.com makes it easy to let the world know which shaking people have experienced during the earthquake. Quake-Maps.com gives also the opportunity to write some additional text. Filling up the form takes only 1 minute. Quake-Maps.com gives an overview of all the resent earthquakes and let you even go back in time and retrieve earthquakes of a certain date in the past.