Important historic earthquakes in Ecuador

The list of the 50 most recent earthquakes in this country can be found at the bottom of this page. Click on this image to watch it in full size - Data courtesy NOAA Natural Hazards database TSU = Tsunami waves was generated own DAMAGE OVERVIEW LISTS : 2013 – 2014 (based … [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 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...]