May 31, 1970: The deadly Ancash / Huascaran earthquake / landslide - Toll: approx. 70,000 fatalities

The event The 1970 Ancash earthquake (also known as the Great Peruvian earthquake) occurred on 31 May off the coast of Peru in the Pacific Ocean at 15:23:29 local time. Combined with a resultant landslide, it was the worst catastrophic natural disaster in the history of Peru. Due to the large … [Read more...]

The MOST dangerous EARTHQUAKE sensitive COUNTRIES in the world

A page you should remember when you are living or traveling to one of the red countries. The Red Colored countries in the first map below witnessed events with at least 1000 fatalities (some like China are counting hundreds of thousands), not to speak about the injured and the inflicted … [Read more...]

Earthquake-report.com is 1000 articles young!

What a sad day for earthquake-report.com. What should have been a party day for the people behind this website, turned out in another deadly earthquake. This time in Spain. Since we started in August we have seen numerous cruel earthquakes. To name only a few : Mentawai tsunami (Indonesia), … [Read more...]

Killer earthquakes in the Azores and Madeira (Portugal)

Azores and Madeira deadly earthquake list M 5.8   9-7-1998   Northeast of Faial (Azores) “ killing 9 people Felt in the islands of Faial (Ribeirinha, VIII; Horta, VI) and Pico (Madalena, VI; Roque, IV). More than 1500 buildings were destroyed or severely damaged, namely in the northeast of … [Read more...]

Killer earthquakes in Portugal (mainland)

This list includes all the earthquakes known to have caused deaths in Mainland Portugal, wherever its epicenter was located (Portugal, Spain, Atlantic Ocean). So, it does not include earthquakes that only affected the overseas Portuguese territories, Madeira and Azores. Most recent earthquakes … [Read more...]

Killer earthquakes in Kazakhstan

This "Kazakhstan deadly earthquake list" has been compiled out of our Earthquake-Report.com daily "Deadly earthquakes lists". The earthquakes listed are covering a time frame from 1887 until 2010. Deadly earthquakes of 2011 can be found via our top banner 'huge damage 2011' section. The list will … [Read more...]

Killer earthquakes in India

This "India deadly earthquake list" has been compiled out of our Earthquake-Report.com daily "Deadly earthquakes lists". The earthquakes listed are covering a time frame from 1900 until 2010. Deadly earthquakes of 2011 can be found via our top banner 'huge damage 2011' section. The list will only … [Read more...]

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