Important historic earthquakes in Argentina

The list of the 50 most recent earthquakes in this country can be found at the bottom of this page. TSU = Tsunami waves was generated own DAMAGE OVERVIEW LISTS : 2013 – 2014 (based on our experience the most complete damage list in the … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of January 26 - India, Argentina, Algeria and China

M 7.6   2001    Depth 23.3 km    India (Gujarat) - killing 20,103 people At least 20,085 people killed, 166,836 injured, approximately 339,000 buildings destroyed and 783,000 damaged in the Bhuj-Ahmadabad-Rajkot area and other parts of Gujarat. Many bridges and roads damaged in … [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 November 23 - Portugal (Azores), Colombia, Argentina and Italy

M 5.2    23-11-1973    Depth 18.5 km    Azores, Portugal - killing 1 person On November 23 a violent earthquake occurred with the epicenter near Santo Antonio on Pico. The earthquake caused major damage, with many houses partially damaged, fallen walls and displaced streets and roads, the … [Read more...]