Deadly earthquakes of December 11 - Afghanistan and Philippines

M 5.6    11-12-98    Depth 219 km    Afghanistan - killing 5 people Five people killed, seven injured and some damage at Kabul, Afghanistan. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 7.2    11-12-99    Depth 40 km    Philippines - killing 6 people One person … [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...]

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 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 7 - Japan 2x, Bulgaria and Armenia killing totally 26,280 people !

M 6.9    1922    Depth 5    km    Japan - killing 26 people Two strong earthquakes (magnitude, 6.9, 6.5),11 foreshocks, and 1,350 aftershocks were recorded; fissures, jetted sand, and landslips occurred. The earthquake was located on the Shimabara Peninsula and in Unzen-Amakusa … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 6 - Turkmenistan

M 7.0    2000    Depth 30.6 km    Turkmenistan - killing 11 people Unconfirmed reports of 11 people killed, several injured and damage (VII) in the Nebitdag-Turkmenbashi area. Felt (V) at Gyzylarbat and (IV) at Ashgabat. Felt (V) at Nukus and (III) at Bukhoro, Qarshi, Samarqand and … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 5 - Tanzania

M 6.8    2005    Depth 20 km    Tanzania (Lake Tanganyika) - killing 6 people At least six people killed, 300 houses destroyed and a church collapsed at Kalemie, Congo. Felt (IV) at Arusha, Tanzania and Kigali, Rwanda; (III) at Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi, Kenya. Also felt at Bujumbura … [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 3 - China, Myanmar and Turkey

M 7.0    1915    Depth ? km    China - killing 170 people No details found. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 7.3    1930    Depth 35 km    Myanmar - killing 36 people Pyu earthquake came several months after the devastating Pegu (Bago) earthquake with an … [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...]