Days of turmoil: GREAT EARTHQUAKES ON THE RISE

Large Earthquakes are becoming increasingly common in the news.   3 of the 10 most powerful earthquakes in history have occurred in the last decade and 2 of the most devastating tsunamis have occurred in the last 7 years.  This section contains an ongoing record of earthquakes occurring through various news sources

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  • 12/03/12: 5.8 magnitude earthquake rattles Anchorage, Alaska
  • 12/03/12: Taiwan shook by three earthquakes
  • 11/29/12:  Earthquake Shakes Eastern Indonesia
  • 11/20/12: Balochistan province of Pakistan shaken by twin tremors
  • 11/16/12:  Strong earthquake jolts western China
  • 11/16/12:  Kuril Islands has a 6.8 earthquake
  • 11/15/12:  Mexico buildings swaying from 6.1 quake
  • 11/14/12:  Strong 6.1 earthquake hits Chile
  • 11/11/12: Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake kentucky 7 other states.
  • 11/12/12:  Earthquake kills 12 in Myanmar
  • 11/12/12:  Another strong 6.5 quake in Guatemala City
  • 11/7/12:   Strong offshore 7.4 quake kills 15 in Guatemala City
  • 10/24/12: Powerful 6.6 quake off Costa Rican coast
  • 10/20/12: Strong earthquake hits Pacific Ocean off Vanuatu
  • 10/11/12: Strong 6.7 quake rocks eastern Indonesia
  • 10/2/12:   Earthquake (6.0) off Honshu Japan
  • 10/1/12:   Deep underground 7.1 quake in Columbia
  • 9/28/12:   Undersea 6.0 quake strikes off Solomons
  • 9/27/12:   Powerful 6.9 quake rocks remote Alaska
  • 9/26/12:   Baja California has a 6.2 earthquake
  • 9/18/12:   Moderate 5.5 quake strikes Kodiak Alaska
  • 9/5/12:     Costa Rica has a large 7.9 magnitude quake
  • 9/3/12:     Central Indonesia has a 6.5 earthquake
  • 8/31/12:   Strong 7.9 earthquake hits offshore the Philippines
  • 8/30/12:   Greenland’s east coast has a 6.6 offshore quake
  • 8/27/12:   California earthquake swarm pretty bad – damage reported
  • 8/27/12:   Big 7.3 earthquake strikes off El Salvador coast
  • 8/26/12:   Tobelo Indonesia has a 6.6 offshore quake
  • 8/19/12:   Strong 6.2 earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea
  • 8/18/12:   Six dead after 6.6 quake jolts Indonesia
  • 8/14/12:   Large 7.7 quake off Russia’s eastern coast
  • 8/11/12:   Northwestern Iran shaken by two quakes 6.3 / 6.2
  • 8/10/12:   Moderate 6.2 quake hits Alaska’s Aleutian Islands
  • 8/8/12:     Fiji shaken by a 5.8 earthquake
  • 7/28/12:   New Ireland 6.5 magnitude Pacific quake
  • 7/26/12:   Large 6.7 oceanic quake in Mauritius region
  • 6/19/12:   Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles the Aleutian islands
  • 6/19/12:   Biggest earthquake in a century strikes Victoria Australia
  • 6/17/12:   Earthquake 6.4 strikes off the coast of Japan
  • 6/16/12:   Luzon Philippines hit by 6.1 earthquake
  • 6/14/12:   Moderate 5.5 quake in Turkey causes building damage
  • 6/12/12:   Up to a hundred feared dead after Afghan quakes
  • 6/11/12:   Powerful earthquake hits off northeastern Taiwan
  • 6/7/12:     Southern Peru shaken by 6.0 earthquake
  • 6/4/12:     Strong 5.9 quake causes buildings to sway in Jakarta
  • 6/3/12:     Panama shaken by 6.6 magnitude quake
  • 6/1/12:     Strong 5.8 earthquake jolts Indonesia
  • 5/29/12:   Deadly earthquake strikes northern Italy
  • 5/28/12:   Northern Argentina experiences 6.7 magnitude quake
  • 5/24/12:   A 6.2 magnitude quake hits the Norwegian Sea
  • 5/22/12:   Northeast Japan experiences 6.1 earthquake
  • 5/21/12:   Moderate 5.6 earthquake shakes Sofia Bulgaria
  • 5/20/12:   Strong 6.3 quake strikes near Honshu Japan
  • 5/20/12:   Deadly 6.0 quake in Northern Italy kills four
  • 5/17/12:   Eastern Texas experiences a rare moderate quake
  • 5/3/12:     Chiapas Mexico experiences a 6.3 earthquake
  • 4/16/12:   Powerful 6.8 quake hits in Papua New Guinea
  • 4/16/12:   Strong 6.7 magnitude quake rocks Valparaiso Chile

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