Important historic earthquakes in Taiwan

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 generated Earthquake-report.com own DAMAGE OVERVIEW LISTS : 2013 – 2014 (based on our … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 23 - Nicaragua, Taiwan and Mexico

M 6.2    1972    Depth 7.3 km    Nicaragua - killing 10,000 people 5,000 deaths (different numbers depending on the source and the methods used). One of the world's deadliest earthquakes. Thousands injured. Preliminary estimates indicate approximately $800,000,000 damages in … [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 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 8 - South Africa and Taiwan

M 5.2    08-12-76    Depth 10 km    South Africa - killing 4 people The earthquake was centered in the gold mining area of Welkom about 300 kilometers south of Johannesburg. Four people were killed, 36 injured and considerable damage in the Welkom area. Google satellite map of the … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 4 - Taiwan, Mexico, Mongolia and Peru

M 6.6    1946    Depth ? km    Taiwan - killing 74 people No details found Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 6.9    1948    Depth ? km    Mexico - killing 4 people No details found Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 8.1    1957   … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 2 - Albania and Taiwan

M 5.0    1930    Depth 4 km    Albania - killing 25 people December 2, 1930, an earthquake near Vlore. No other details found. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 6.5    1943    Depth ? km    Taiwan - killing 3 people Also called the Taidong earthquake. 3 people … [Read more...]