Deadly earthquakes of January 30 - Chile, China and Mexico

M 7.0     1998    Depth 42 km    Chile - killing 1 person One person suffered a heart attack at Antofagasta. Minor damage to older buildings (VII) at Antofagasta. Felt (VII) at Calama and Collahuasi; (VI) at Maria Elena, Taltal and Tocopilla; (V) at Copiapo, Chanaral and San Pedro de … [Read more...]

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 … [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 9 - Chile and Brazil

M 7.7    09-12-1950    Depth 100 km    Chile - killing 4 people A massive subduction zone earthquake occurred in the high desert at the Argentina / Chile border region. The unusually large magnitude of this intermediate depth event suggests a rupture through the entire … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 1 - Chile, Kazakhstan and Indonesia (2x)

M 7.7    1928    Depth 35    Chile - killing 225 people 225 people killed. Severe damage at Talca and Constitucion. The earthquake was felt from Copiapo to Puerto Montt. Uplift was observed along the coast at Putu. A small tsunami was reported. Google satellite map of the earthquake … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of November 30 - Albania, Chile, Italy and China

M 5.8    1967    Depth 36.5 km    Albania - killing 18 people The earthquake centered along the Albania-Yugoslavia border in the vicinity of Debar, Yugoslavia, and Shupenze, Albania. Eighteen people were killed, 204 injured, and 70 percent of the living quarters were left unsafe for … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of November 11 - Philippines, Chile, Turkey, Indonesia and Iran

M 7.3   11-11-1921    Depth 35 km    Philippines - killing 600 people A tsunami kills 600 people. Few details found. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 8.7   11-11-1922    Depth 35 km    Chile - killing 1000 people The earthquake occurred in the southern part of … [Read more...]