Deadly earthquakes of January 1 - Portugal, Indonesia (2x), China

M 6.9   1980    Depth 12.2 km   Portugal - killing 56 people At least 56 people killed, 400 or more injured and extensive damage (VIII) on Terceira. At least four people killed, some injured and extensive damage on Sao Jorge. Damage also reported on Graciosa. Google satellite map of the … [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 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 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 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 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 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 29 - Hawaii, Mexico, Indonesia and Martinique

M 7.2   1975    Depth 2.1 km    Hawaii - killing 2 people One of the Largest Earthquakes in the United States. This earthquake struck Hawaii on the morning of November 29, killing two people, injuring several, and inflicting property damage estimated at $4.1 million in Hawaii (including … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of November 26 - Turkey, Indonesia, Vanuatu and China

M 7.5        1943        Depth ? km     Turkey - killing 4020 people Tosya earthquake. The 1943 Tosya-Ladik earthquake occurred at 00:20 local time on 26 November. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum falt intensity of between IX“X (violent to intense) on the Mercalli … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of November 25 - Japan, Azerbaijan and Indonesia

M 6.9    1930    Depth 35 km    Japan - killing 272 people 690 earthquake shocks recorded in 1 day (Ito Japan). Over a period of several weeks, 4,880 moderate shocks were recorded. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 6.8    2000    Depth 51.6 km    Azerbaijan (Baku) … [Read more...]