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Earthquake - Historical Events
Date Event
365-07-21

Crete Earthquake followed by tsunami around the Eastern Mediterranean allegedly destroys Alexandria

526-11-29

Antioch in modern day Syria struck by Earthquake, about 250,000 die

740-10-26

An earthquake strikes Constantinople, causing much damage and death.

1138-10-11

A massive earthquake struck Aleppo, Syria.

1290-09-27

Earthquake in Gulf of Chili China, reportedly kills 100,000

1293-05-20

Earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed

1348-01-25

Earthquake destroys Villach, killing 5,000

1356-10-18

Basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyed the town of Basel, Switzerland.

1456-12-05

Earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die

1531-01-26

Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die

1556-01-23

Shaanxi Earthquake - deadliest ever recorded kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China

1575-12-16

The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.

1624-06-08

Earthquake strikes Peru

1638-06-01

1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass

1643-05-13

Heavy earthquake strikes Santiago Chile; kills 1/3 of population

1651-03-31

Great earthquake at Cuzco Peru

1663-02-05

Charlevoix Earthquake in Quebec, felt strongly in New England

1667-04-06

An earthquake devastates Dubrovnik, then an independent city-state.

1667-11-25

A deadly earthquake rocks Shemakha, in the Caucasus, killing 80,000 people.

1689-12-22

Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck

1692-06-07

Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000

1700-01-26

The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records.

1703-12-30

Tokyo hit by Earthquake; about 37,000 die

1727-10-29

Severe earthquake in New England

1731-11-30

Beijing hit by Earthquake; about 100,000 die

1737-10-11

Earthquake kills 300,000 and destroys half of Calcutta India

1746-10-28

Peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die

1750-02-08

Minor earthquake in London

1755-11-01

Lisbon earthquake kills more than 50,000

1759-10-31

Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred

1786-06-10

A landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.

1797-02-04

Earthquake in Quito, Ecuador kills 41,000

1805-07-26

Naples/Calabria struck by Earthquake; about 26,000 die

1811-12-16

Earthquake hits New Madrid, Missouri, causing widespread damage

1812-01-23

7.8 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri

1812-02-07

8.2 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri

1812-03-03

US passes 1st foreign aid bill (aids Venezuela earthquake vicitims)

1812-03-26

Earthquake destroys 90% of Caracas, Venezuela; about 20,000 die

1822-08-10

Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die

1828-12-28

6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed

1835-02-20

Concepcion, Chile, destroyed by earthquake; 5,000 die

1837-01-22

Earthquake in southern Syria kills thousands

1839-01-11

Earthquake at Martinique destroys half of Port Royal - 700 die

1854-04-16

San Salvador destroyed by earthquake

1857-01-09

7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif

1857-03-21

Earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die

1857-12-16

Earthquake in Naples, Italy

1861-03-20

An earthquake completely destroys Mendoza, Argentina.

1865-10-08

Earthquake in Santa Cruz Mountains

1868-08-08

Earthquake destroyes Arica, Chile

1868-10-21

Severe earthquake at 7:53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif

1872-03-26

7.8 earthquake shakes Owens Valley, California

1876-06-15

Tsunamis after earthquake floods NE coast of Japan, kills 28,000

1886-08-31

1st major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston SC, 110 die

1887-02-23

French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die

1888-06-05

The Rio de la Plata Earthquake takes place.

1897-06-12

Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India, shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (low mortality rate given size of earthquake, 1500 casualties)

1899-09-04

8.3 earthquake shakes Yakutat Bay Alaska

1900-10-09

8.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Cape Yakataga, Alaska

1902-03-10

Earthquake destroys Turkish city of Tochangri

1902-10-25

Santa Maria Guatemala hit by Earthquake; about 6,000 die

1905-04-04

Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000

1906-01-31

Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter

1906-04-18

8.25 earthquake shakes SF Calif

1906-04-18

San Francisco earthquake & fire kills nearly 4,000 & destroy 75% of city

1906-04-19

SF Earthquake ends killing 452

1906-08-16

-17] 8.6 earthquake destroys Valparaiso Chile, fire kills 20,000

1907-01-14

An earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica kills more than 1,000.

1908-12-28

Earthquake strikes Messina, Italy (nearly 80,000 died)

1910-05-15

The last time a major earthquake happened on the Elsinore Fault Zone.

1915-01-13

Earthquake in Avezzano Italy kills 29,800

1915-10-03

7.8 earthquake shakes Pleasant Valley, Nevada

1920-12-16

8.5 earthquake rocks the Gansu province in China, killing an estimated 200,000

1923-09-01

7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo & Yokohama, kills 142,000

1924-09-01

Kenchoji Rinzai temple in Kamakur Japan, heavily damaged by earthquake

1927-03-07

Earthquake measuring 8 on Richter scale strikes Tango, Japan

1927-05-22

8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed

1927-07-02

Earthquake hits Palestine

1929-11-18

Large earthquake in Atlantic breaks transatlantic cable in 28 places

1930-07-23

Earthquake strikes Ariano Italy, 1,500 killed

1930-11-25

690 earthquake shocks recorded in 1 day (Ito, Japan)

1931-02-03

The Hawke's Bay earthquake, New Zealand's worst natural disaster, kills 258

1931-04-01

Earthquake devastate Managua Nicaragua, kills 2,000

1931-05-31

7.1 magnitude Earthquake destroys Quetta in modern-day Pakistan: 40,000 dead.

1932-11-20

Earthquake at Uden Netherlands

1932-12-25

7.6 magnitude earthquake ravages Qansu, China, kills 275

1933-03-02

Most powerful earthquake in 180 years hit Japan

1933-03-10

Major earthquake in Long Beach, Calif

1934-01-15

8.4 earthquake in India/Nepal, 10,700 die

1938-06-11

Earthquake in Belgium

1938-11-10

8.3 earthquake shakes East of Shumagin Islands, Alaska

1939-01-24

30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile

1939-01-25

Earthquake hits Chillan Chile, 10,000 killed

1939-12-26

Earthquake in East Anatolia Turkey

1941-07-02

Earthquake hits Palestine

1946-08-04

An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits northern Dominican Republic. 100 are killed and 20,000 are left homeless.

1946-12-21

Earthquake in South Japan, kills 1,086

1948-10-06

The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 100,000 in the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic.

1949-08-05

6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6,000 die

1950-08-15

8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000

1951-03-14

Earthquake at Euskirchen, Germany

1951-10-22

Earthquake hits Formosa, 100 killed

1952-07-21

7.8 earthquake shakes Kern County California, 14 killed

1952-11-04

Earthquake & flood strike Kamshatka-South America

1953-03-18

Earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die

1953-08-12

Heavy earthquake strikes the Ionian islands, 435 killed

1953-11-25

Earthquake and tsnunami strike Honshu, Japan

1954-04-01

Earthquake/tsunami ravage Aleutians, 200 killed

1954-09-09

Earthquake strikes Orleansville Algeria: 1,400 killed

1956-06-09

Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed

1957-03-09

8.1 earthquake shakes Andreanof Islands, Alaska

1957-03-22

Earthquake gives SF shakes

1957-05-24

Heavy earthquake strikes Colombia

1958-10-23

The Springhill Mine Bump - An underground earthquake traps 174 miners in the No. 2 colliery at Springhill, Nova Scotia, the deepest coal mine in North America at the time. By November 1, rescuers from around the world had dug out 100 of the victims, marking the death toll at 74.

1960-02-29

Earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 sec

1960-04-03

Earthquake at Havre, Belgium

1960-04-24

Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed

1960-06-25

Earthquake in NE Belgium

1962-09-01

12,000 die in an earthquake in western Iran

1963-07-26

Skopje, Yugoslavia, destroyed by earthquake, kills 1,000+

1964-03-27

Earthquake strikes Alaska, 8.4 on Richter scale, 118 die

1964-03-28

9.2 earthquake shakes Prince William Sound, Alaska

1965-04-29

Earthquake hits Seattle; 5 die

1966-04-26

An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 destroys Tashkent, Uzbekistan

1966-08-19

Earthquake strikes Varko Turkey: 2,400 killed

1967-01-14

Earthquake in Sicily kills 231

1967-09-04

6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200

1967-12-11

6.5 earthquake in West India, 170 killed

1968-05-16

Earthquake kills 47 in Japan

1968-09-01

Earthquake destroys Ferdows Persia, 2,000 killed

1968-10-14

A 6.8 earthquake wrecked the Australian town of Meckering, and also ruptured all major roads and railways nearby.

1970-05-31

At 03:23 PM, Yungay Peru levelled by 7.75 earthquake (50-70,000 die)

1972-04-10

7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars

1972-09-15

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shakes Northern Illinois.

1972-12-22

6.25 earthquake strikes Managua Nicaragua, 12,000+ killed

1972-12-23

6.25 Earthquake destroys central Managua Nicaragua, 10,000 die

1974-01-05

An earthquake in Lima, Peru, kills six people, and damages hundreds of houses.

1974-12-28

6.3 earthquake strikes Pakistan: 5200 killed

1975-02-04

Haicheng earthquake, M 7.3, occurred in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.

1975-12-28

Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die

1976-02-04

7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala & Honduras

1976-05-06

An earthquake strikes Friuli in Northern Italy, causing 989 deaths and the destruction of entire villages.

1976-05-17

Earthquake in Uzbekistan: thousands killed

1976-07-27

8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese

1976-07-28

242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake

1976-07-28

8.2 & 7.4 earthquake devastate Tangsha, China (240-750,000 die)

1976-08-17

An earthquake & tidal wave in the Philippines kills up to 8,000

1976-08-23

Heavy earthquake strikes China, 1,000s die

1977-02-08

Earthquake in SF, at 5.0, strongest since 1966

1977-03-04

Earthquake in Romania, kills 1,541

1978-09-16

25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Tabar Iran

1979-04-15

A disastrous earthquake (of M 7.1) on Montenegro coast.

1979-09-12

Indonesia is hit with an earthquake that measures 8.1 on the Richter scale.

1981-02-24

An earthquake registering 6.7 on the Richter scale hits Athens, killing 16 people and destroying buildings in several towns west of the city.

1981-06-11

Richter Scale 6.9 magnitude Golbaf earthquake at Iran, killing at least 2,000.

1982-01-09

5.9 earthquake in New England & Canada; 1st since 1855

1982-12-13

Earthquake hits Northern Yemen; 2,000 die

1983-03-31

Earthquake in Colombia kills some 5,000 people

1983-05-02

6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga Calif

1985-09-19

12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)

1985-09-22

Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed

1986-10-10

7.5 Earthquake strikes San Salvador, El Salvador

1987-03-06

6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100

1987-10-01

6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA

1987-10-01

The Whittier Narrows earthquake shook the San Gabriel Valley, registering as a magnitude 5.9.

1988-08-20

6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed

1988-11-08

900 die as earthquake hits China

1988-11-10

China confirms earthquake death toll will rise above current 938

1988-11-25

Widespread earthquake hits North East US, Canada, no damage reported

1988-12-07

6.9 earthquake in Spitak, Armenia (25,000 killed, 5,000,000 homeless)

1989-10-17

Earthquake in SF (6.9) cancels 3rd game of World Series, kills 67

1989-10-21

Buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in SF earthquake

1989-10-24

After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played

1989-10-28

Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series

1989-12-28

Earthquake at Newcastle Australia, 11 die

1990-04-26

126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China

1990-05-29

An earthquake hit Peru, killing 56

1990-05-30

135 die in a (6.4) earthquake in Peru

1990-05-30

Earthquake hit Peru, killing 135

1990-06-20

40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran

1990-06-21

7.7 Manjil-Rudbar Earthquake with hundreds of aftershocks hits Iran; killing about 50,000

1990-06-27

Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims

1990-07-16

400 die in a (7.7) earthquake in Philippines

1990-10-29

30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria

1990-11-06

Iran's oil-producing region suffers a serious earthquake

1990-12-13

Heavy earthquake strikes Sicily, 18 die

1991-02-01

Afghanistan/Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die

1991-04-22

Earthquake strikes Costa Rica & Panama, kills 95

1991-04-29

Earthquake in Georgia, kills 100

1991-06-29

6.0 earthquake hits southern Calif

1991-10-20

6.1-7.1 earthquake in Uttar Kashi, India, about 670 die

1992-03-13

An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey.

1992-04-12

Earthquake rocks Germany

1992-04-13

5.5 earthquake hits Netherlands

1992-04-22

6.0 earthquake in California

1992-07-01

6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles

1992-09-02

Nicaragua struck by earthquake/floodings; 118 die

1992-10-12

5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)

1992-10-18

6.6 earthquake hits Colombia with no fatalities

1992-12-12

6.8-7.5 earthquake strikes Flores Island (tsunami kills 3,000)

1993-01-15

7.5 earthquake strikes northern Japan, 2 die

1993-07-12

7.8 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan, 160 killed

1993-08-10

An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand.

1993-09-30

6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed

1994-01-17

6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage

1994-01-22

5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Sumatra

1994-02-16

6.5 earthquake strikes SE Sumatra, kills 200

1994-06-03

5.9 earthquake/floods SE Java (150+ killed)

1994-06-06

6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed)

1994-06-08

7.8 earthquake strikes North Bolivia

1994-06-09

5.6 earthquake strikes southern Mexico

1994-08-18

5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171

1994-10-04

7.9 earthquake strikes Koerilen, flood kills 18+

1994-11-15

6.7-8.1 earthquake strikes Philippines, killing 45

1995-01-12

Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan

1995-01-17

7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan (5,372 die)

1995-02-08

6.4 earthquake at Trujillo, Colombia (46+ killed)

1995-05-13

6.5 earthquake hits Greece

1995-05-28

Earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people

1996-07-15

Southern Mexico hit with 6.5 earthquake

1997-02-28

Earthquake in Pakistan, kills 45

1997-09-26

An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.

1998-02-04

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale in northeast Afghanistan kills more than 5,000.

1998-03-14

An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hits southeastern Iran.

1998-04-12

An earthquake in Slovenia, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale occurs near the town of Bovec.

1998-05-30

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.

1999-01-25

A 6.0 Richter scale earthquake hits western Colombia killing at least 1,000.

1999-08-17

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit, Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000.

1999-09-07

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Athens, rupturing a previously unknown fault, killing 143, injuring more than 500, and leaving 50,000 people homeless.

1999-09-21

Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead.

1999-11-12

The Düzce earthquake strikes Turkey with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale.

2000-11-25

Earthquake in Baku.

2001-01-13

Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 strikes El Salvador, killing more than 840 people

2001-01-26

An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.

2001-02-13

An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter Scale hits El Salvador, killing at least 400.

2001-02-28

The Nisqually Earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale hits the Nisqually Valley and the Seattle, Tacoma, and Olympia area of the U.S. state of Washington.

2002-06-22

An earthquake in western Iran measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale kills more than 261 people.

2003-05-21

An earthquake hits northern Algeria killing more than 2,000 people.

2003-09-25

A magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaidō, Japan.

2003-12-22

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits near San Simeon, California.

2003-12-26

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake devastates southeast Iranian city of Bam, killing tens of thousands and destroying the citadel of Arg-é Bam.

2004-10-23

A powerful earthquake and its aftershocks hit Niigata prefecture, northern Japan, killing 35 people, injuring 2,200, and leaving 85,000 homeless or evacuated.

2004-11-21

The island of Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island receives the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. It is also felt in neighboring Guadeloupe, where one person is killed as a result.

2004-12-23

Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean is hit by an 8.1 magnitude earthquake.

2004-12-26

A 9.3 magnitude earthquake creates a tsunami causing devastation in Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Maldives and many other areas around the rim of the Indian Ocean, killing 230,000 people.

2005-03-20

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Fukuoka, Japan, its first major quake in over 100 years. One person is killed, hundreds are injured and evacuated.

2005-03-28

The 2005 Sumatran earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.

2005-10-08

The Kashmir earthquake hits parts of northern South Asia at 03:50 UTC.

2005-12-05

The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

2006-01-08

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake with its epicenter just off the Greek island of Kythira hits much of the country and is felt throughout the entire eastern Mediterranean Sea.

2006-05-16

A large earthquake (7.4 on the Richter scale) occurs near New Zealand.

2006-05-26

The May 2006 Java earthquake kills over 5,700 people, leaves 200,000 homeless.

2006-05-27

The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people.

2006-12-26

The 2006 Hengchun earthquake with 7.1 magnitude hit Taiwan.

2007-07-16

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 and aftershock of 6.6 occurs off the Niigata coast, Japan, killing 8 people with at least 800 injured and damaging a nuclear power plant. See 2007 Chūetsu offshore earthquake.

2007-08-15

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast devastates Ica and various regions of Peru killing 514 and injuring 1,090.

2007-11-29

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affected the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as south as Trinidad.

2008-05-12

2008 Wenchuan earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people

2009-01-08

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Costa Rica´s region of Volcan Poás, with an epicenter near Cinchona. It was caused by Varablanca-Angel fault.

2009-04-06

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near L'Aquila, Italy, killing at least 253.

2009-07-15

A 7.9 Magnitude earthquake registers 160km west of Invercargill, New Zealand, creating a small tsunami.

2009-09-29

An 8.0 magnitude earthquake near the Samoan Islands causes a tsunami .

2010-01-12

Earthquake occurs in Haiti killing 230,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince

2010-02-27

Central Chile is hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake.

2010-09-04

Canterbury earthquake: a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.

2011-02-22

An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude strikes Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 181 people

2011-03-11

An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (80 miles) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.

2011-03-12

A reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts and explodes and releases radioactivity into the atmosphere a day after Japan's earthquake.

2011-06-13

Christchurch, New Zealand is hit by another strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.3

2011-08-23

5.8 earthquake occurrs in Mineral, Virginia felt as far north as Ontario and as far south as Atlanta, Georgia

2011-10-23

A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Van Province, Turkey, killing 582 people and injuring thousands.

2012-05-20

6.0 magnitude earthquake kills 6 and injures dozens in northern Italy

2012-05-29

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills 24 people near Bologna, northern Italy

2012-10-22

6 Italian scientists are convicted of manslaughter for their failure to predict the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake

2012-11-07

48 people are killed by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake in Guatemala

2012-11-11

12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma

2012-12-05

8 people are killed and 12 injured by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Korea

2013-01-21

1 person is killed and 15 are injured by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Indonesia

2013-02-06

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake occurs off the Solomon Islands coast causing the death of nine people

2013-04-09

37 people are killed and 850 are injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Iran

2013-04-16

37 people are killed by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Khash country, Iran

2013-04-20

193 people are killed and 11,826 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Lushan County, China

2013-04-24

33 people are killed and 115 are injured after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes Jalalabad, Afghanistan

2013-09-24

515 people are killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan

2014-11-11

An Italian appeals court overturns a manslaughter conviction against 6 scientists for failing to give adequate warning of a deadly earthquake

2014-11-15

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes under the Molucca Sea in eastern Indonesia, triggering a tsunami warning

2014-11-23

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes central Japan

2015-11-07

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake rocks Chile

2015-12-07

7.2-magnitude earthquake rattles Tajikistan

2015-12-27

Tourist destination Siargao island hit by 5.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-01-03

6.7-magnitude earthquake shakes area of northeastern India

2016-01-24

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

2016-02-05

Magnitude-6.4 earthquake shocks Taiwan

2016-04-17

Strong 7.8 earthquake hits off coast of Ecuador

2016-04-19

Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead

2016-04-24

Death Toll From Ecuador Earthquake Tops 650

2016-08-25

Italy earthquake has killed at least 120 people - prime minister

2016-08-26

Italy's Renzi promises to rebuild earthquake ravaged communities

2017-09-08

At least 5 dead as magnitude-8.1 earthquake rocks southern Mexico, felt in capital

2017-09-20

More than 100 dead in major earthquake near Mexico City

2017-11-13

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border more than 220

2018-06-18

Mexicans jubilant over World Cup win trigger earthquake sensors

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Earthquake - Notable Birthdays

Mario PuzoOct 15, 1920

Earthquake - Birthdays
Date Event
1905-03-30

Roswell A. Hoffmann, Earthquake

1911-11-01

Melvin M. Metcalfe Sr., Earthquake

1913-12-04

Mark Robson, Earthquake

1915-02-12

Lorne Greene, Earthquake

1917-04-17

Bob Cunningham, Earthquake

1920-10-15

Mario Puzo, NYC, novelist (Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake), (d. 1999)

1921-07-25

Bob Gravage, Earthquake

1922-05-05

Monica Lewis, Earthquake

1926-04-07

Jack Wilson, Earthquake

1931-04-03

William Bast, The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake

1932-07-14

John Sherlock, Earthquake in Macedonia

1934-11-15

Dave Morick, Earthquake

1936-02-01

Manfred Schott, Earthquake in Chile

1938-10-11

Maddalena Kerrh, Earthquake in Chile

1941-03-07

Ines Pedroza, Earthquake

1942-9-19

Paul Huson, The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake

1946-12-23

Michael Richardson, Earthquake

1947-04-12

John Elerick, Earthquake

1950-01-03

Victoria Principal, Fukuoka Japan, actress (Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas)

1950-01-03

Victoria Principal, Earthquake

1952-06-20

Don Mantooth, Earthquake

1961-06-29

Sharon Lawrence, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York

1963-05-29

Earthquake, Clerks II

1969-08-29

Mia Powers, Earthquake Girls

1971-10-02

Craig Warkentin, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York

1980-03-28

Justin Memovich, Earthquake Envy

1981-9-08

Dan Fredinburg, Nepal Shaken by Deadly Earthquake

1983-04-23

Crissy Taylor, Earthquake 2010

1984-06-07

Nicholas J. Robinson, Earthquake LA

Earthquake - Deaths
Date Event
1982-04-07

Manfred Schott, Earthquake in Chile

1987-09-11

Lorne Greene, Earthquake

1997-01-05

Dave Morick, Earthquake

1999-06-21

Jack Wilson, Earthquake

2001-03-12

Roswell A. Hoffmann, Earthquake

2002-12-17

John Sherlock, Earthquake in Macedonia

2004-12-26

Sigurd Køhn, Norwegian jazz musician, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1959)

2004-12-26

Aki Sirkesalo, Finnish musician, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1962)

2004-12-26

Mieszko Talarczyk, Lead singer/Guitarist of grindcore band, Nasum, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1974)

2004-12-26

Troy Broadbridge, Australian rules footballer, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1980)

2015-04-25

Dan Fredinburg, Nepal Shaken by Deadly Earthquake

2015-05-04

William Bast, The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake

2015-06-12

Monica Lewis, Earthquake


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