Timelines :: Earthquakes

earthquakes-tlAug. 9, 1138
Location: Aleppo, Syria
Deaths: 230,000
Magnitude: n.a.

Sept. 1290
Location: Chihli, China
Deaths: 100,000
Magnitude: n.a.

Jan. 23, 1556 
Location: Shansi, China
Deaths: 830,000
Magnitude: n.a.

Nov. 1667 
Location: Shemakha, Caucasia
Deaths: 80,000
Magnitude: n.a.

Jan. 11, 1693 
Location: Sicily, Italy
Deaths: 60,000
Magnitude: n.a.

Nov. 18, 1727 
Location: Tabriz, Iran
Deaths: 77,000
Magnitude: n.a.

Nov. 1, 1755
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Deaths: 70,000
Magnitude: 8.7

Feb. 4, 1783
Location: Calabria, Italy
Deaths: 50,000
Magnitude: n.a.

Dec. 16, 1857
Location: Naples, Italy
Deaths: 11,000
Magnitude: 6.9

Oct. 27, 1891
Location: Mino-Owari, Japan
Deaths: 7,200
Magnitude: 8.0

Jun. 27, 1897
Location: Assam, India
Deaths: 1,500
Magnitude: 8.3

April. 18, 1906
Location: San Francisco, California
Deaths: 3,000
Magnitude: 7.8

Aug. 20, 1906
Location: Valparaso, Chile
Deaths: 20,000
Magnitude: 8.2

Dec. 28, 1908
Location: Messina, Italy
Deaths: 70,000
Magnitude: 7.5

Dec. 16, 1920
Location: Gansu, China
Deaths: 180,000
Magnitude: 8.6

Sept. 1, 1923
Location: Kwanto, Japan
Deaths: 143,000
Magnitude: 8.3

Mar. 7, 1927
Location: Tango, Japan
Deaths: 3,000
Magnitude: 7.6

May 22, 1927
Location: near Xining, China
Deaths: 200,000
Magnitude: 8.3

Dec. 25, 1932
Location: Gansu, China
Deaths:  70,000
Magnitude: 7.6

Mar. 2, 1933
Location: Sanriku, Japan
Deaths: 3,000
Magnitude: 8.4

Jan. 15, 1934
Location: Erzincan, Turkey
Deaths: 10,700
Magnitude: 8.1

May 30, 1935
Location: Quetta, Pakistan
Deaths: 50,000
Magnitude: 7.5

Dec. 26, 1944
Location: Erzincan, Turkey
Deaths: 32,700
Magnitude: 7.8

Dec. 7, 1944
Location: Tonankai, Japan
Deaths: 1,200
Magnitude: 8.1

Dec. 20, 1946
Location: Nankaido, Japan
Deaths: 1,300
Magnitude: 8.1

Oct. 5, 1948
Location: Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, USSR
Deaths: 110,000
Magnitude: 7.3

Aug. 15, 1950  
Location: Assam, Tibet
Deaths: 1,500
Magnitude: 8.6

Feb. 29, 1960  
Location: Agadir, Morocco
Deaths: 10,000
Magnitude: 5.7

May 22, 1960  
Location: Western Chile
Deaths: 2,000
Magnitude: 9.5

May 31, 1970  
Location: Peru
Deaths: 66,000
Magnitude: 7.8

Feb. 4, 1975  
Location: Haicheng, China
Deaths: 10,000
Magnitude: 7.0

Feb. 4, 1976 
Location: Guatemala
Deaths: 23,000
Magnitude: 7.5

July 27, 1976 
Location: Tangshan, China
Deaths:  255,000
Magnitude: 8.0

Sept 19, 1985  
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Deaths: 9,500
Magnitude: 8.1

Dec. 7, 1988  
Location: Spitak, Armenia
Deaths: 9,500
Magnitude: 6.8

June 20, 1990  
Location: Northwest Iran
Deaths: 50,000
Magnitude: 7.7

July 16, 1991  
Location: Northern Philippines
Deaths: 2,000
Magnitude: 7.6

Sept 30, 1993  
Location: Killari, India
Deaths: 10,000
Magnitude: 7.4

Jan. 17, 1995  
Location: Kobe, Japan
Deaths: 6,100
Magnitude: 7.2

July 17, 1998 
Location: New Guinea 2,100
Deaths: 7.0
Magnitude: 7.0

Aug. 17, 1999 
Location: Izmit, Turkey
Deaths: 17,000
Magnitude: 7.4

Sep. 20, 1999  
Location: Chi-Chi, Taiwan
Deaths: 2,400
Magnitude: 7.7

Jan. 26, 2001 
Location: Gujarat north-western India
Deaths:  20,000
Magnitude: 7.9

Dec 23, 2003  
Location: Bam, Iran
Deaths: 30,000
Magnitude: 6.6

Dec 26, 2004  
Location: Indonesian
Deaths: 270,000
Magnitude: 9.0

Mar 28, 2005  
Location: Nias, Indonesian
Deaths: 1,300
Magnitude: 8.7

Oct 8, 2005  
Location: Kashmir, Packistan
Deaths: 55,000
Magnitude: 7.6

May 26, 2006  
Location: Java, Indonesia
Deaths: 5,749
Magnitude: 7.9

May 12, 2008 
Location: Sichuan China
Deaths: 70,000
Magnitude: 7.9

Sept 30, 2009 
Location: Sumatra
Deaths: 1100
Magnitude: 7.6

Jan 12, 2010  
Location: Haiti
Deaths: 230,000
Magnitude: 7.0

Feb 27, 2010  
Location: Chile
Deaths: 700
Magnitude: 8.8

Feb 22, 2011  
Location: New Zealand
Deaths: 167
Magnitude: 6.5

Mar 11, 2011 
Location:  Japan
Deaths: 27,000
Magnitude: 9.0

Aug 11, 2012  
Location: Iran
Deaths: 306
Magnitude: 6.3

Sep 24, 2013  
Location: Pakistan
Deaths: 900
Magnitude: 7.7

Apr 1, 2014  
Location: Chile
Deaths: 4
Magnitude: 8.2

Apr 25, 2015  
Location: Nepal
Deaths: 9,000
Magnitude:7.8

April 16, 2016  
Location:  Ecuador
Deaths: 676
Magnitude: 7.8

August 24, 2016
Location:  Italy
Deaths: 300
Magnitude: 6.2