Deadly earthquakes of December 19 - Philippines, Iran (2x), Guatemala and Indonesia

M 7.3     1928    Depth 35 km    Philippines - killing 93 people No details found Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow) M 5.9     1977    Depth 11.6 km    Iran - killing 665 people The earthquake was centered in the Kerman Province, … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 18 - Iran, Poland and China

M 5.5     1925    Depth ? km    Iran - killing 2 people No details found Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow) M 2.8     1986    Depth 10 km    Poland - killing 3 people Three people killed and five injured in the Zabrze-Bielszowice mine near … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 17 - Argentina, Chile, Indonesia (2x) and Japan

M 6.0    1920    Depth 10 km    Argentina - killing 400 people No details found Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow) M 7.8    1949    Depth 30 km    Chile - killing 4 person The 1949 Tierra del Fuego earthquake was a seismic movement that took … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 16 - One of the most deadly earthquake days in history !

M 6.4   1902    Depth 9 km    Uzbekistan - killing 4,725 people 4,700 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes. Over 41,000 buildings destroyed in the Andijon-Margilan area. A train was "thrown from the tracks" at Andijon station. A strong aftershock about 40 minutes later caused … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 15 - Indonesia, Philippines (2x) and Turkey

M 6.5   1979    Depth 13 km    Indonesia (Sumatra) - killing 8 people Eight people killed and 162 injured. 2,500 homes collapsed or damaged, and damage to other buildings in the Bengkulu area. Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow) M 7.5   1989    Depth 24 … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 14 - Iran (2x), China and India

M 5.5    1925    Depth ? km    Iran - killing 500 people No details found Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 6.1    1978    Depth 18.9 km    Iran - killing 76 people The earthquake was located about 450 kilometers southwest of Tehran in the vicinity of … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 13 - Iran, China, Yemen, Italy and Taiwan

M 6.8   1957    Depth 35 km    Iran - killing 3000 people 1,130 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes. About 900 people injured and 211 villages destroyed or severely damaged in the Sahneh-Songor-Asadabad area in Kermanshahan and Hamadan Provinces. Some fissures were observed … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 12 - Peru, Colombia-Ecuador, Pakistan, Indonesia and Afghanistan

M 7.5    1953    Depth 19 km    Peru - killing 7 people In the Tumbes and Corrales populations (Perú), 6 dead and at least 20 injuries were reported. Many local witnesses perceived a time shaking of about 40 seconds. Numerous material damages to both, Peruvian (San Juan, Zorritos, Santa … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 11 - Afghanistan and Philippines

M 5.6    11-12-98    Depth 219 km    Afghanistan - killing 5 people Five people killed, seven injured and some damage at Kabul, Afghanistan. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 7.2    11-12-99    Depth 40 km    Philippines - killing 6 people One person … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 10 - India, Peru - Ecuador and Iran

M 6.3    10-12-67    Depth 10.7 km    India - killing 180 people The Koyna Dam Earthquake About 25 percent of the buildings were destroyed and all buildings suffered some damage at Koynanagar. About 2,000 people were injured. This is the largest in a series of earthquakes that began in … [Read more...]