Significant Earthquakes of the World

1990

               SIGNIFICANT EARTHQUAKES OF THE WORLD, 1990

 Earthquakes of magnitude 6.5 or greater or ones that caused fatalities,
 injuries or substantial damage.
   BRK--Berkeley.  PAS--Pasadena.

    UTC TIME      LAT     LON    DEP   GS MAGS  SD STA REGION AND COMMENTS
    HR MN SEC                          MB  Msz    USED

 FEB 1990
 08 07:15:32.2    9.755  124.694  26 G 6.2 6.6 1.4 322 MINDANAO, PHILIPPINE     
                ISLANDS. Ms 6.5 (BRK), 6.3 (PAS). Felt (VII RF) on Bohol; (VI)  
                at Cebu; (V) at Cagayan de Oro and on Camiguin; (IV) at         
                Cotabato and (III) at Palo. Also felt on Negros. Two events     
                about 2 seconds apart.                                          
 08 07:46:59.7    9.725  124.625  30 D 6.0 6.5 1.2 248 MINDANAO, PHILIPPINE     
                ISLANDS. Felt (V RF) on Mactan.                                 
 09 17:57:26.4   31.677  121.032  10 G 5.0 4.3 1.2  72 EASTERN CHINA. One       
                person injured slightly and minor damage in the Changshu area.  
                Felt at Jiaxing, Nanjing, Nantang, Shanghai and Wuxi.           
 19 06:48:10.1  -15.465  166.385  12 G 6.4 6.7 1.2 375 VANUATU ISLANDS. Ms 6.8  
                (BRK), 6.5 (PAS). Two events about 2 seconds apart.             
 28 23:43:36.6&  34.140 -117.700   5   5.5 5.5     191 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.     
                . ML 5.2 (PAS), 6.2 (BRK). Thirty people received minor  
                injuries and damage was estimated to be at least 12.7 million   
                dollars. Some damage (VII) at Claremont, Covina, La Verne,      
                Montclair, Mount Baldy, Ontario, Pomona, San Dimas, Upland and  
                Walnut. Slight damage (VI) at Arcadia, Azusa, Chino, Colton,    
                Compton, Glendora, Lincoln Heights, Lytle Creek, Pico Rivera    
                and West Covina. Felt from Santa Barbara to Ensenada, Mexico    
                and northeast as far as Las Vegas, Nevada.                      

 MAR 1990
 03 12:16:27.9  -22.122  175.163  33 G 6.3 7.4 1.3 322 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS.   
                Ms 7.4 (BRK), 7.1 (PAS).                                        
 03 12:44:22.4  -22.405  174.164  33 N 6.1 6.6 1.0 156 LOYALTY ISLANDS REGION   
 04 19:46:19.6   28.925   66.331  10 D 5.8 6.1 1.2 339 PAKISTAN. At least 11    
                people killed, about 40 injured and many homes and buildings    
                damaged in the Kalat area. Also felt at Quetta and Mastung.     
                Complex event.                                                  
 05 16:38:12.5  -18.318  168.063  21 G 5.6 7.0 1.2 335 VANUATU ISLANDS. Ms 7.0  
                (BRK), 6.8 (PAS). Felt (V) at Port Vila.                        
 12 14:41:19.4   51.484 -175.032  14 G 6.0 6.2 1.1 487 ANDREANOF ISLANDS,       
                ALEUTIAN IS. ML 5.7 (PMR). Ms 6.5 (BRK), 5.9 (PAS). Felt (IV)   
                on Adak and Atka.                                               
 25 13:22:55.6    9.919  -84.808  22 G 6.2 7.0 1.1 494 COSTA RICA. Ms 6.8       
                (BRK). Ten people slightly injured. Damage (VIII) in the        
                Puntarenas area and about 60 buildings severely damaged (VII)   
                in the San Jose area. Several landslides blocked roads in the   
                area for a short time. Felt throughout Costa Rica and           
                southwestern Nicaragua. Felt (IV) at Almirante and Puerto       
                Armuelles and (III) at David, Panama.                           
 26 22:47:16.7    9.253  125.606  39   5.6 5.5 1.1 190 MINDANAO, PHILIPPINE     
                ISLANDS. One person killed, two injured and some damage in the  
                Santiago area. Felt (IV RF) on Camiguin and (II) at Cotabato.   
                Also felt at Gingoog.                                           

 APR 1990
 02 13:46:31.7   52.314   -2.985  18   4.7     1.3 189 UNITED KINGDOM. ML 5.1   
                (LDG), 5.2 (BGS). MD 4.8 (STR). Damage (VI) in the              
                Wrexham-Welshpool-Shrewsbury area. Some buildings damaged in    
                Manchester and Liverpool. Felt throughout Wales, in eastern     
                Ireland and in England from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Kent and     
                Cornwall.                                                       
 03 22:57:00.9   11.426  -86.301  53   5.5 6.4 1.3 320 NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA. 
                Ms 6.7 (BRK), 5.9 (PAS). MD 6.6 (UPA), 5.9 (SJR). Felt (V) at   
                Rivas and (IV) at Managua. Felt throughout much of Nicaragua.   
                Felt (V) at Cuajiniquil and Liberia, (IV) at Puntarenas, (III)  
                at San Jose and (II) at Limon, Costa Rica. Also felt (II) at    
                San Salvador, El Salvador.                                      
 05 21:12:35.5   15.125  147.596  11 G 6.5 7.5 1.2 328 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION.  
                Ms 7.3 (PAS), 7.2 (BRK). Felt (IV) on Guam. Also felt on        
                Saipan. A small tsunami was generated with maximum wave heights 
                (peak-to-trough) at selected tide stations as follows: 24 cm at 
                Muroto-misaki, 24 cm at Kailua-Kona, 23 cm on Chichi-shima, 22  
                cm at Tosashimizu, 19 cm at Yaene, 6 cm on Midway, 4 cm on Wake 
                Island and 3 cm on Truk. A tsunami was also observed on Guam    
                and reported on Tinian and Saipan. Two events about 6 seconds   
                apart.                                                          
 17 01:59:33.4   39.436   74.900  33 N 6.0 6.2 1.2 277 SOUTHERN XINJIANG,       
                CHINA. Two people injured and many houses collapsed in Wuqia    
                County. Felt at Kashi, Shufu and Wuqia.                         
 18 13:39:19.0    1.186  122.857  26 G 6.2 7.4 1.2 294 MINAHASSA PENINSULA. Ms  
                7.3 (BRK). At least 3 people killed and 25 people injured. More 
                than 1,140 houses damaged in the Bolaang-Gorontalo area. Felt   
                strongly throughout the Minahassa Peninsula. Also felt in       
                central Sulawesi. Two events about 4.5 seconds apart.           
 26 09:37:15.0   35.986  100.245   8 G 6.5 6.9 1.2 127 QINGHAI PROVINCE, CHINA. 
                Ms 6.7 (BRK), 6.4 (PAS). At least 126 people killed, many       
                injured, extensive damage and landslides in the Gonghe-Xinghai  
                area. Also felt in Gansu Province.                              
 28 04:41:48.0&  37.885 -121.983   6   4.3          32 CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.      
                . ML 4.6 (BRK). At least 40 houses damaged at Alamo. Felt  
                (V) at Concord, Danville, Dublin and Livermore; (IV) at         
                Alameda, Berkeley, Half Moon Bay, Hayward, Hercules, Lafayette, 
                Mount Hermon, Pleasanton, Port Costa, Richmond, San Carlos, San 
                Lorenzo, San Mateo and Watsonville. Also felt strongly at       
                Walnut Creek.                                                   

 MAY 1990
 05 07:21:29.5   40.775   15.766  10 G 5.3 5.4 1.4 110 SOUTHERN ITALY. MD 5.6   
                (TTG), 5.5 (TRI), 5.4 (STR). ML 5.3 (LJU), 5.2 (THE). Two       
                people died from heart attacks, 16 injured and damage (VII) in  
                the Potenza area. Felt strongly in many parts of southern       
                Italy. Also felt along the coast of Montenegro, Yugoslavia.     
 08 00:01:40.0    6.905  -82.622  10 G 6.2 6.3 1.0 462 SOUTH OF PANAMA. Ms 6.5  
                (BRK). MD 6.1 (UPA), 5.9 (HDC). Felt (V) at Santiago; (IV) at   
                David; (III) at Panama City and Chitre. Also felt in much of    
                Costa Rica.                                                     
 12 04:50:08.7   49.037  141.847 606 G 6.5     0.8 697 SAKHALIN ISLAND. mb 6.8  
                (BRK), 6.2 (PAS). Felt (V) at Aniva, Ogonki and Peschanskoye;   
                (IV) in the Korsakov-Nevelsk-Tomari area; (III) in the          
                Uglegorsk-Poronaysk-Makarov area, Sakhalin. Felt (II) at        
                Komsomolsk-na-Amure, USSR. Felt (III JMA) at Kushiro, Hokkaido. 
                Also felt (III JMA) at Hachinohe and Morioka; (II JMA) at Tokyo 
                and Yokohama, Honshu.                                           
 13 04:23:09.6  -40.296  176.064  21 G 6.0 6.3 1.2 395 NORTH ISLAND, NEW        
                ZEALAND. Ms 6.1 (BRK). ML 6.7 (WEL). Some damage (VIII) in the  
                Dannevirke area. Felt at Wellington.                            
 20 02:22:01.6    5.121   32.145  15 G 6.7 7.1 1.1 494 SUDAN. Ms 7.4 (BRK), 7.2 
                (PAS). Some buildings damaged in the Juba area. Also some       
                damage in the Moyo area, Uganda. Felt in the Nakuru area, Kenya 
                and in Uganda. Believed to be the largest earthquake ever       
                recorded in Sudan.                                              
 24 19:34:44.2    5.277   31.829  17 G 5.9 6.6 1.1 380 SUDAN. Ms 6.7 (PAS), 6.6 
                (BRK). Felt in the Juba area. Also felt in the Kapenguria area, 
                Kenya and in Uganda.                                            
 24 20:00:08.1    5.358   31.848  16 G 6.5 7.0 1.0 404 SUDAN. Ms 7.0 (BRK), 6.9 
                (PAS). Some buildings damaged in the Juba area. Felt in the     
                Kapenguria area and at Nakuru, Kenya. Also felt in Uganda.      
 30 02:34:05.8   -6.016  -77.229  24 G 6.1 6.5 1.0 461 NORTHERN PERU. Ms 6.6    
                (BRK), 5.9 (PAS). Three events about 1.5 and 4.8 seconds apart  
                respectively. At least 135 people killed, more than 800 injured 
                and severe damage (VI) in the Moyobamba-Rioja area. Felt (V) at 
                Chachapoyas; (IV) at Cajamarca; (III) at Chiclayo and Chimbote. 
                Also felt (IV) at Guayaquil, Ecuador.                           
 30 10:40:06.1   45.841   26.668  89 G 6.7     1.0 648 ROMANIA. mb 7.1 (PAS).   
                Nine people killed, more than 700 injured and severe damage in  
                the Bucharest-Braila- Brasov area. Four people killed, some     
                injured and many buildings damaged in Moldavia, USSR. One       
                person died of a heart attack and extensive damage in northern  
                Buglaria. Felt (VI) at Silistra and (V) at Sofia, Bulgaria.     
                Felt (VI) at Kishinev; (IV) at Kiev, Lvov, Moscow, Rostov,      
                Sochi and Uzhgorod; (III) at Stavropol and Leningrad, USSR.     
                Also felt in Hungary, Greece, Poland, Turkey and Yugoslavia.    
 31 00:17:47.8   45.811   26.769  88 G 6.1     1.0 572 ROMANIA. mb 6.5 (PAS),   
                6.2 (BRK). Two events about 2.3 seconds apart. Additional       
                damage in Romania. Felt (V) in northern Bulgaria and at         
                Kishinev, USSR. Felt throughout Bulgaria and in parts of        
                Yugoslavia. Also felt at Lvov, USSR and Istanbul, Turkey.       

 JUN 1990
 07 09:25:19.1   -3.563  144.432  29 D 5.9 6.5 1.2 140 NEAR NORTH COAST OF      
                PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Ms 6.9 (BRK), 6.1 (PAS).                      
 09 01:14:34.5   -6.062  -77.136  26 D 5.5 4.9 1.0 171 NORTHERN PERU. One       
                person killed and at least 14 houses destroyed (VI) in the      
                Rioja-Moyobamba area. Felt (II) at Iquitos.                     
 14 07:40:56.2   11.760  121.899  18 G 6.0 7.1 1.2 283 PANAY, PHILIPPINE        
                ISLANDS. Ms 6.8 (BRK). At least four people killed, 15 injured  
                in the Culasi area. Considerable damage in other parts of       
                Panay. Felt (VI RF) at Iloilo; (V RF) at Bacolod, Negros and on 
                Cebu; (III RF) on Camiguin; (II RF) at Sorsogon and (I RF) at   
                Manila, Luzon.                                                  
 14 12:47:28.8   47.869   85.076  58 G 6.1 6.8 1.0 501 KAZAKH-XINJIANG BORDER   
                REGION. mb 6.5 (PAS). Ms 6.6 (BRK), 6.4 (PAS). One person       
                killed, 3,000 houses destroyed and 20,000 people left homeless  
                in the Ust-Kamenogorsk-Zaysan area, USSR. Damage in Jeminay and 
                Habahe Counties. China. Felt (V) at Novosibirsk, Semipalatinsk  
                and Ust-Kamenogorsk and (III) at Andizhan and Frunze, USSR.     
                Also felt at Urumqi, China.                                     
 16 02:16:21.1   39.258   20.528  32 D 5.6 5.2 1.3 389 GREECE-ALBANIA BORDER    
                REGION. MD 5.4 (TTG). One person slightly injured and damage in 
                the Preveza area. Felt strongly in much of northwestern Greece  
                and on Kerkira.                                                 
 17 04:51:45.5   27.398   65.719  15 G 5.9 6.3 1.2 390 PAKISTAN. Ms 6.4 (BRK),  
                6.2 (PAS). At least six people injured and damage in southern   
                Baluchistan Province. 13-meter deep fissure was reported in the 
                epicentral area. Felt in the Khuzdar-Surab area.                
 20 21:00:09.9   36.957   49.409  19 D 6.4 7.7 1.2 352 WESTERN IRAN. Ms 7.7     
                (BRK), 7.4 (PAS). Estimated 40,000 to 50,000 people killed,     
                more than 60,000 injured, 400,000 or more homeless and          
                extensive damage and landslides in the Rasht-Qazvin-Zanjan      
                area, Iran. Nearly all buildings were destroyed in the          
                Rudbar-Manjil area. Substantial damage occurred as far away as  
                Khalkhal and Now Shahr and slight damage occurred at Tehran.    
                Felt in most of northwestern Iran, including Arak, Bakhtaran    
                and Tabriz. Slight damage also occurred in southern Azerbaijan, 
                USSR. Felt (VII) at Astra and Lenkoran; (VI) at Dzhibrail,      
                Lerik, Mossony and Yardyshny; (III) at Baku, USSR. Complex      
                event.                                                          
 21 09:02:14.6   36.636   49.799  15 G 5.8 5.3 1.1 366 WESTERN IRAN. At least   
                20 people killed and additional damage in the Lowshan-Manjil    
                area.                                                           
 23 21:38:18.7  -21.568 -176.483 181 G 6.4     1.0 537 FIJI ISLANDS REGION. mb  
                6.5 (BRK), 6.4 (PAS).                                           

 JUL 1990
 06 00:16:20.4   -6.904  108.120  14 G 5.8 4.8 1.4 131 JAVA. At least 103       
                people injured and about 10,300 houses, mosques and public      
                buildings damaged or destroyed in the                           
                Kuningan-Majalenga-Sumedang area.                               
 06 19:34:52.4   36.861   49.303  35 D 5.3 4.4 0.9 278 WESTERN IRAN. Two people 
                injured and two roads blocked by landslides in the Rudbar area. 
                Also felt at Rasht and Tehran.                                  
 09 15:11:20.3    5.395   31.654  13 G 5.9 6.4 1.2 387 SUDAN. Ms 6.6 (BRK), 6.3 
                (PAS).                                                          
 13 13:50:25.6   12.925  -87.723  22 D 4.9 5.0 1.1  57 NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA. 
                Some injured and slight damage (V) in eastern El Salvador. Also 
                felt in southern Honduras.                                      
 13 14:20:43.4   36.415   70.789 217 D 5.6     1.1 500 HINDU KUSH REGION. At    
                least 43 mountain climbers were killed on Pik Lenina, USSR by   
                an avalanche which was triggered by the earthquake. Felt (IV)   
                at Dushanbe, Garm, Gezan, Gissar, Khorog, Kulyab, Langar,       
                Leninabad, Namangan and Pyandzh; (III) at Andizhan, Fergana and 
                Ura-Tyube; (II) at Tashkent, USSR.                              
 16 07:26:34.6   15.679  121.172  25 D 6.5 7.8 1.1 487 LUZON, PHILIPPINE        
                ISLANDS. Ms 7.6 (BRK), 7.3 (PAS). At least 1,621 people killed, 
                more than 3,000 people injured and severe damage, landslides,   
                liquefaction, subsidence, and sandblows in the                  
                Baguio-Cabanatuan-Dagupan area. Damage also occurred in Bataan  
                Province and at Manila. Large fissures were observed in the     
                epicentral area. Surface faulting occurred along the Philippine 
                and Digdig faults. Felt (VII RF) in the Manila area, (VI RF) at 
                Santa, (V RF) at Cubi Point and (IV RF) at Callao Caves.        
 17 21:14:43.8   16.495  120.981  23 G 6.1 6.6 1.3 483 LUZON, PHILIPPINE        
                ISLANDS. Ms 6.0 (PAS). Felt in the Manila area.                 
 18 11:29:24.9   36.990   29.595  17 D 5.2 5.1 1.2 346 TURKEY. MD 5.0 (ATH). At 
                least 393 houses damaged in the Cameli-Denizli area. Felt in    
                Antalya, Denizli, Isparta and Mugla Provinces.                  
 27 12:37:59.5  -15.355  167.464 126 G 6.4     1.0 476 VANUATU ISLANDS. mb 6.9  
                (BRK). Two people injured and many buildings damaged on         
                Espiritu Santo. Felt (V) at Mont Dzumac, New Caledonia and      
                Suva, Fiji. Two events about 5 sec. apart.                      

 AUG 1990
 03 09:15:06.1   47.963   84.961  33 G 6.0 6.1 1.0 553 KAZAKH-XINJIANG BORDER   
                REGION. Ms 5.8 (BRK), 5.7 (PAS). Eight people injured and about 
                500 buildings destroyed (VII) in the Akkol area, USSR. Felt     
                (IV) at Ust-Kamenogorsk and Semipalatinsk; (III) at Pavlodar    
                and Taldy-Kurgan, USSR. Also felt at Alma-Ata and Borovoy,      
                USSR. Felt strongly in northern Xinjiang Province, China.       
 05 01:34:55.8   29.551  137.630 496 G 6.0     1.1 466 SOUTH OF HONSHU, JAPAN.  
                mb 6.5 (BRK), 6.3 (PAS). Felt (II JMA) in parts of Honshu.      
 11 02:59:54.9   -0.059  -78.449   5 G 5.0 4.4 1.2 136 ECUADOR. At least 4      
                people killed, 10 injured, 1,300 houses damaged and landslides  
                in the Pomasqui area. Felt strongly at Quito.                   
 12 21:25:21.9  -19.435  169.132 140 G 6.3     1.1 551 VANUATU ISLANDS. mb 6.6  
                (PAS). Felt on Efate, Vanuatu and on Ouvea, Loyalty Islands.    
                Felt (III) at Noumea, New Caledonia. Two events about 4 seconds 
                apart. Depth based on first event.                              
 17 13:07:17.4  -11.164  161.997  29 G 5.9 6.8 1.4 334 SOLOMON ISLANDS. Ms 6.7  
                (BRK), 6.7 (PAS). Felt at Honiara and Kirakira.                 

 SEP 1990
 23 20:33:49.7   -6.726  130.373  33 N 4.9 6.5 1.1  35 BANDA SEA                
 23 21:13:07.4   33.267  138.643  10 G 6.0 6.5 1.3 286 SOUTH OF HONSHU, JAPAN.  
                Ms 6.3 (BRK), 5.9 (PAS). Felt (III JMA) on Hachijo-jima and     
                Miyake-jima and in the Osaka-Owase-Yokkaichi area, Honshu. A    
                slight tsunami was reported on Hachijo-jima and Oshima. Complex 
                event.                                                          
 26 23:08:23.9  -28.014   26.727   5 G 5.4 4.2 0.9 157 REPUBLIC OF SOUTH        
                AFRICA. Two people killed and five injured in a mine in the     
                Welkom area. Slight damage in the Welkom area.                  

 OCT 1990
 10 05:54:53.5  -23.497  179.029 549 G 6.0     0.9 483 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS.   
                mb 6.6 (PAS), 6.5 (BRK).                                        
 15 01:35:44.5   -2.211   92.249  32 D 5.9 6.5 1.0 432 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATERA.   
                Ms 6.4 (PAS). Complex event.                                    
 17 14:30:13.1  -10.970  -70.776 599 G 6.7     1.0 608 PERU-BRAZIL BORDER       
                REGION. mb 6.8 (BRK), 6.8 (PAS). Slight damage at Rio Branco,   
                Brazil. Felt (IV) at Pucallpa, Peru and (III) at La Paz,        
                Bolivia.                                                        
 18 09:30:44.4* -26.390   27.349   5 G 4.0     1.1   6 REPUBLIC OF SOUTH        
                AFRICA. mbLg 4.0 (BUL). ML 3.8 (PRE). At least 9 people killed, 
                one missing and 6 injured in a mine near Carletonville.         
                Probable rockburst.                                             
 20 08:07:27.5   37.093  103.781  12 D 5.6 5.8 1.4 268 GANSU PROVINCE, CHINA.   
                One person killed, two injured and damage in the Tianzhu area.  
                Felt at Lanzhou.                                                
 25 04:53:59.9   35.121   70.486 114 G 6.0     1.0 444 HINDU KUSH REGION.       
                Eleven people killed, more then 250 injured and damage in the   
                Chitral-Mardan-Malakand area, Pakistan. Felt throughout         
                northern and central Pakistan. Also felt in northwestern India. 
                Felt (IV) at Ishkashim; (III) at Andizhan, Dushanbe,            
                Dzhirgatal, Fergana, Khorog, Kulyab, Nurek and Tashkent; (II)   
                at Samarkand, USSR.                                             

 NOV 1990
 06 18:45:52.2   28.251   55.462  11 G 6.2 6.7 1.0 558 SOUTHERN IRAN. Ms 6.7    
                (BRK), 6.2 (PAS). At least 22 people killed, 100 injured,       
                21,000 homeless and 18 villages severely damaged in the Darab   
                area.                                                           
 06 20:14:29.7   53.452  169.871  25 G 6.3 7.0 0.9 561 KOMANDORSKY ISLANDS      
                REGION. Ms 6.8 (BRK), 6.5 (PAS). Felt (IV) on Attu and Shemya.  
                Two events about 1.5 seconds apart.                             
 15 02:34:32.4    3.908   97.457  48 D 6.0 6.8 1.1 433 NORTHERN SUMATERA. Ms    
                6.8 (BRK), 6.7 (PAS). At least 1 person killed, 32 injured and  
                estimated 2.1 million U.S. dollars damage caused in the         
                Blangkejeren-Kutacane-Medan area. Landslides occurred in the    
                epicentral area. Felt at Banda Aceh and Lhokseumawe. Also felt  
                at Ipoh, Keland, Kuala Lumpur, Pinang and Taiping, Malaysia and 
                Bangkok and Phuket, Thailand. Complex event.                    
 27 04:37:58.5   43.853   16.633  24 D 5.1 5.6 1.1 381 YUGOSLAVIA. ML 5.6       
                (ZAG), 5.6 (KBA), 5.5 (TTG). Ten people injured and damage      
                (VIII) in the Dinara Mountains. Felt (IV) at Titograd, Niksic,  
                Budva and Herceg Novi. Also felt at Belgrade. Landslides        
                stopped rail traffic on main line between Split and central     
                Yugoslavia. Felt (IV) at Trieste, Italy. Also felt at Pordenone 
                and Trento, Italy.                                              

 DEC 1990
 01 18:09:28.8   40.854   73.553  29 D 5.0 4.6 0.9 165 KIRGHIZ SSR.             
                Approximately 3,000 people homeless, 1,100 houses and 10        
                schools damaged (VI) in the Uzgen area. One hundred kilometers  
                of roads were impaired in the epicentral area. Felt (V) at      
                Dzhalal-Abad; (IV) at Osh and Namangan; (III) at Fergana,       
                Andizhan and Alma-Ata; (II) at Tashkent. Also felt at Frunze.   
 03 05:47:19.9*  40.740   73.710  33 N 5.0     1.2  16 KIRGHIZ SSR. Additional  
                damage (V) to the event of 12-01-90. Felt (V) at Uzgen and (IV) 
                at Frunze and Kok-Yangak.                                       
 13 00:24:25.7   37.300   15.438  11   5.5 5.3 1.4 367 SICILY. MD 5.6 (TRI),    
                5.3 (TTG), 5.2 (THE). At least 19 people killed, about 200      
                injured, 2,500 homeless and severe damage (VII) in the          
                Carlentini area. Damage also occurred at Augusta, Lentini and   
                Noto and slight damage occurred as far away as Cefalu. Felt as  
                far west as Trapani. Kaohsiung.                                 
 16 22:18:49.8   29.044   51.304  15 D 5.3 5.4 1.2 257 SOUTHERN IRAN. Sixteen   
                people injured and some damage and landslides in the Borazjan   
                area.                                                           
 21 06:57:42.9   41.004   22.300  13 G 5.8 5.9 1.1 423 YUGOSLAVIA. One person   
                killed, at least 60 injured and damage in the Edhessa-Kilkis    
                area, Greece. Several people injured and some buildings damaged 
                (VII) in the Gevgelija-Strumica area. Felt (VII) at Begorci and 
                Dojran; (VI) at Kavadarci and Strumica; (V) at Bitola, Stip,    
                Berovo, Ohrid and Titov Veles; (IV) at Skopje, Gostivar, Tetovo 
                and Kumanovo. Felt at Larisa, Greece and Korca, Pogradeci and   
                Tirana, Albania. Also felt at Mikhailovgrad and Plovdiv and     
                (IV) at Sofia, Bulgaria. Felt (III) at Bucharest, Romania.      
 22 17:27:54.8    9.869  -84.302  17   5.3 5.7 0.9 188 COSTA RICA. Ms 6.1       
                (BRK). One person killed at Alajuela, one person died of a      
                heart attack and about 350 people injured in central Costa      
                Rica. Damage (VIII) at Santiago de Puriscal, (VII) at Alajuela  
                and (VI) at Heredia and San Jose. Felt (VII) at Naranjo, Grecia 
                and Alosta; (VI) at San Ramon, (V) at Cartago, Puntarenas and   
                Paraiso, (IV) at San Isidro del General and Turrialba; (III) at 
                La Fortuna de San Carlos, Canas and Siquirres; (II) at Sixaola, 
                Los Chiles, Limon, Barra del Colorado, Liberia and Golfito.     
                Felt throughout Costa Rica and in western Panama.               
 30 19:14:18.9   -5.097  150.967 179 G 6.6     1.2 341 NEW BRITAIN REGION. Some 
                damage in the Hoskins area. Felt at Port Moresby and many parts 
                of Papua New Guinea. Two events about 6 seconds apart.          
 Compiled by Waverly J. Person