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 November 22, Yemen, Nicaragua, Egypt - Saudi Arabia

M 4.7    22-11-1991    Depth 10 km    Yemen - killing 11 people Ten people killed, 39 injured, 17 houses destroyed and 87 damaged in western Yemen. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 5.9    22-11-1993    Depth 112.6 km    Nicaragua - killing 1 person One person … [Read more...]