Significant Earthquakes of the World

2005


                                          SIGNIFICANT EARTHQUAKES OF THE WORLD, 2005


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


 DATE  ORIGIN TIME      GEOGRAPHIC       DEPTH  MAG   SD  NO.           REGION, ADDITIONAL MAGNITUDES AND COMMENTS
 UTC       UTC         COORDINATES                        STA
        HR MN SEC     LAT       LONG                      USED


JAN 01  06 25 44.8   5.099 N   92.304 E   12 D  6.7  1.0  364  OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA. MW 6.7 (HRV), 6.5 (GS).    
                                                                mb 6.0 (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). Mo 6.7*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.2*10**19 Nm (HRV), 6.3*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 1.4*10**15 Nm (GS).

JAN 10  18 47 30.1  37.103 N   54.574 E   32 D  5.4  0.9  408  NORTHERN IRAN. MW 5.4 (HRV), 5.3 (GS). mb 5.3 (GS). MS 5.1 (GS).    
                                                                Mo 1.3*10**17 Nm (HRV), 1.1*10**17 Nm (GS). Atl least 110 people 
                                                                injured in the Gorgan area.

JAN 10  23 48 50.0& 37.017 N   27.804 E   16    5.5       344  WESTERN TURKEY. <ISK>. MW 5.5 (HRV), 5.3 (GS). mb 4.9 (GS). MS    
                                                                4.8 (GS). ML 5.1 (ISK), 4.9 (THE), 4.8 (ATH). Mo 1.8*10**17 Nm 
                                                                (HRV), 1.1*10**17 Nm (GS). One person injured at Marmaris. Felt 
                                                                in Aydin and at Bodrum. Also felt on Rhodes, Greece.

JAN 12  08 40 03.6   0.878 S   21.194 W   10 G  6.8  1.0  462  CENTRAL MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE. MW 6.8 (GS), 6.8 (HRV). mb 5.7 (GS).    
                                                                MS 6.0 (GS). ME 6.6 (GS). Mo 1.9*10**19 Nm (HRV), 1.8*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Es 1.9*10**14 Nm (GS).

JAN 16  20 17 52.7  10.934 N  140.842 E   25    6.6  0.9  395  STATE OF YAP, FED. STATES OF MICRONESIA. MW 6.6 (GS), 6.6 (HRV).    
                                                                mb 6.3 (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 6.9 (GS). Mo 9.6*10**18 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                7.6*10**18 Nm (GS), 4.6*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 5.4*10**14 Nm (GS). 
                                                                Felt on Ulithi.

JAN 19  06 11 36.4  34.064 N  141.491 E   28 D  6.6  1.2  225  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.4 (GS), 6.5    
                                                                (NIED). mb 5.8 (GS). MS 6.4 (GS). ME 5.9 (GS). Mo 8.1*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (HRV), 4.8*10**18 Nm (GS), 5.6*10**18 Nm (NIED), 1.4*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (OBN), 1.1*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.4*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt lightly 
                                                                in the Tokyo area. A tsunami with a wave height of 30 cm was 
                                                                recorded on Miyake-jima. Recorded (1 JMA) in Aomori, Chiba, 
                                                                Fukushima, Ibaraki, Kanagawa, Miyagi, Nagano, Niigata, Saitama, 
                                                                Shizuoka, Tochigi and Tokyo Prefectures. Also recorded (1 JMA) 
                                                                on Miyake-jima, Mikura-jima and Hachijo-jima.

JAN 23  20 10 12.1   1.198 S  119.933 E   11 G  6.3  1.2  139  SULAWESI, INDONESIA. MW 6.3 (HRV), 6.1 (GS). mb 5.8 (GS). MS 5.9    
                                                                (GS). ME 6.0 (GS). Mo 2.8*10**18 Nm (HRV), 1.5*10**18 Nm (GS). 
                                                                Es 2.5*10**13 Nm (GS). One person killed, four injured and at 
                                                                least 136 buildings damaged (V) in the Palu area. Felt (III) at 
                                                                Parigi. New hot springs formed in the Bobo area.

JAN 25  16 30 38.9  22.526 N  100.709 E   12 *  4.8  1.0   42  YUNNAN, CHINA. mb 4.8 (GS). At least three people injured and    
                                                                some houses damaged at Simao.

JAN 25  16 44 16.1  37.622 N   43.703 E   41    5.9  1.1  333  TURKEY-IRAQ BORDER REGION. MW 5.9 (HRV), 5.8 (GS). mb 5.3 (GS).    
                                                                MS 5.6 (GS). Mo 7.5*10**17 Nm (HRV), 5.7*10**17 Nm (GS). At 
                                                                least two people killed, 22 injured and 80 buildings damaged in 
                                                                the Hakkari area, Turkey. Felt in Batman, Siirt, Sirnak and Van, 
                                                                Turkey. Also felt at Baghdad, Iraq.

FEB 02  05 55 18.2   7.037 S  107.819 E   15 A  4.8  1.2   29  JAVA, INDONESIA. mb 4.8 (GS). One person killed and several    
                                                                injured; many buildings damaged or destroyed; power outages 
                                                                occurred in Garut. Felt (IV) at Garut and (III) at Pangalengan, 
                                                                Pelabuhan and Soreang.

FEB 05  03 34 25.7  16.011 N  145.867 E  143 D  6.6  1.1  322  ANATAHAN REG., NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.5 (GS).    
                                                                mb 6.3 (GS). ME 6.2 (GS). Mo 9.4*10**18 Nm (HRV), 7.1*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 6.8*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 5.1*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt (VI) on 
                                                                Tinian and (V) on Saipan. Felt (IV) at Barrigada, Hagatna, 
                                                                Tamuning and Yigo and (III) at Santa Rita, Guam.

FEB 05  12 23 18.9   5.293 N  123.337 E  525 D  7.1  1.1  640  CELEBES SEA. MW 7.1 (HRV), 7.0 (GS). mb 6.4 (GS). ME 6.6 (GS). Mo    
                                                                5.2*10**19 Nm (HRV), 4.7*10**19 Nm (GS), 2.8*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 
                                                                1.7*10**14 Nm (GS). Two people killed in Sabah, Malaysia. Felt 
                                                                at Kota Kinabalu and Tawau, Malaysia. Felt (III PIVS) at Davao 
                                                                and General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines.

FEB 08  14 48 21.9  14.252 S  167.259 E  206 D  6.7  1.2  457  VANUATU. MW 6.7 (GS), 6.7 (HRV). mb 6.1 (GS). ME 6.1 (GS). Mo    
                                                                1.5*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.3*10**19 Nm (HRV), 2.2*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 
                                                                3.6*10**13 Nm (GS).

FEB 14  23 38 08.6  41.728 N   79.440 E   22 G  6.1  0.9  623  SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA. MW 6.1 (HRV), 6.0 (GS), 6.2 (OBN). mb    
                                                                6.1 (GS). MS 6.2 (GS). ME 5.7 (GS). Mo 1.7*10**18 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                1.1*10**18 Nm (GS), 2.2*10**18 Nm (OBN). Es 8.5*10**12 Nm (GS). 
                                                                At least 6,000 homes destroyed or damaged in the Wushi area. 
                                                                Felt (V) at Almaty, Kazakhstan.

FEB 15  14 42 25.8   4.756 N  126.421 E   40 D  6.5  1.0  286  KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA. MW 6.5 (HRV), 6.4 (GS). mb 6.1 (GS).    
                                                                MS 6.0 (GS). ME 6.1 (GS). Mo 7.0*10**18 Nm (HRV), 5.0*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.1*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 3.2*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt (IV PIVS) 
                                                                at General Santos; (III PIVS) at Davao and Zamboanga; (II PIVS) 
                                                                at Kidapawan, Mindanao, Philippines.

FEB 15  19 46 35.8  35.982 N  139.686 E   46 D  5.5  0.8  215  NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 5.5 (GS), 5.4 (HRV),    
                                                                5.3 (NIED). mb 5.2 (GS). Mo 1.9*10**17 Nm (GS), 1.6*10**17 Nm 
                                                                (HRV), 1.3*10**17 Nm (NIED). At least 7 people injured in 
                                                                Ibaraki; 7 in Chiba; 6 in Tokyo; 6 in Saitama; and 1 in Kanagawa 
                                                                Prefectures. Recorded (5L JMA) in Chiba, Ibaraki and Saitama; (4 
                                                                JMA) in Kanagawa, Tochigi and Tokyo; (3 JMA) in Fukushima and 
                                                                Gumma; (2 JMA) in Miyagi, Nagano, Shizuoka and Yamanashi 
                                                                Prefectures. Also recorded (2 JMA) on O-shima and (1 JMA) on 
                                                                Hachijo-jima, Kozu-shima, Mikura-jima, Miyake-jima and Nii-jima.

FEB 16  20 27 52.4  36.320 S   16.558 W   10 G  6.6  1.4  329  SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.5 (GS). mb 6.0 (GS).    
                                                                MS 6.1 (GS). ME 6.7 (GS). Mo 6.0*10**18 Nm (GS), 1.0*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (HRV). Es 2.2*10**14 Nm (GS).

FEB 19  00 04 43.5   5.562 S  122.129 E   10 G  6.5  0.9  371  SULAWESI, INDONESIA. MW 6.5 (GS), 6.4 (HRV). mb 6.3 (GS). MS 6.3    
                                                                (GS). ME 6.3 (GS). Mo 7.0*10**18 Nm (GS), 5.6*10**18 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                2.2*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 7.1*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt (V) on Pulau 
                                                                Buton and (IV) at Makassar.

FEB 22  02 25 22.9  30.754 N   56.816 E   14 G  6.4  1.3  652  CENTRAL IRAN. MW 6.4 (HRV), 6.3 (GS). mb 6.0 (GS). MS 6.5 (GS).    
                                                                ME 6.2 (GS). mbLg 6.2 (TEH). Mo 5.2*10**18 Nm (HRV), 3.0*10**18 
                                                                Nm (GS). Es 4.2*10**13 Nm (GS). At least 612 people killed and 
                                                                1,411 injured in Kerman Province. An estimated 8,000 homes 
                                                                damaged or destroyed in the Zarand area.

FEB 26  12 56 52.6   2.908 N   95.592 E   36    6.8  0.9  444  SIMEULUE, INDONESIA. MW 6.8 (GS), 6.7 (HRV). mb 6.0 (GS). MS 6.7    
                                                                (GS). ME 6.2 (GS). Mo 1.7*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.4*10**19 Nm (HRV). 
                                                                Es 5.2*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt on Simeulue and at Banda Aceh and 
                                                                Meulaboh, Sumatra.

MAR 02  10 42 12.2   6.527 S  129.933 E  202 D  7.1  1.2  569  BANDA SEA. MW 7.1 (GS), 7.1 (HRV). mb 7.0 (GS). ME 7.0 (GS). Mo    
                                                                5.7*10**19 Nm (HRV), 5.0*10**19 Nm (GS), 9.3*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 
                                                                6.2*10**14 Nm (GS). Felt (V) on Ambon and at Waingapu, Sumba; 
                                                                (III) at Jayapura and Merauke, Papua. Felt at Manokwari and 
                                                                Sorong, Papua. Felt at Karangasem and Klungkung, Bali. Felt (IV) 
                                                                at Dili, East Timor. Felt (IV) at Darwin, Humpty Doo-MacMinns 
                                                                Lagoon, Jabiru and Palmerston; (III) at Katherine, Australia. 
                                                                Also felt at Howard Springs and Kununurra, Australia.

MAR 02  11 12 14.9* 30.378 N   68.038 E   52 *  4.9  1.1   29  PAKISTAN. mb 4.9 (GS). One person injured and some buildings    
                                                                damaged at Quetta.

MAR 05  19 06 51.4  24.637 N  121.935 E    4    5.7  1.0  311  TAIWAN. MW 5.7 (GS), 5.7 (HRV). mb 5.7 (GS). MS 5.6 (GS). ML 5.9    
                                                                (TAP). Mo 5.3*10**17 Nm (HRV), 3.8*10**17 Nm (GS). At least two 
                                                                people injured in I-lan and items knocked from shelves in I-lan 
                                                                and T'ai-pei Counties. Recorded (5 TAP) in I-lan; (4 TAP) in Hua-
                                                                lien and T'ai-pei; (3 TAP) in T'ao-yuan; (2 TAP) in Nan-t'ou 
                                                                Counties. Also recorded (2 JMA) on Yonaguni-jima and (1 JMA) on 
                                                                Iriomote-jima and Ishigaki-jima, Ryukyu Islands.

MAR 09  10 15 31.8  26.913 S   26.789 E    5 G  5.0  0.8   93  SOUTH AFRICA. mb 5.0 (GS). MS 4.3 (GS). Two people killed, 58    
                                                                injured and many buildings damaged in the Klerksdorp-Stilfontein 
                                                                area. Felt (V) at Klerksdorp and (III) at Johannesburg. Also 
                                                                felt at Pretoria and Westonaria. Felt (II) at Gaborone, Botswana.

MAR 12  07 36 12.1  39.440 N   40.978 E   11    5.6  1.1  458  EASTERN TURKEY. MW 5.6 (GS), 5.6 (HRV). mb 5.4 (GS). MS 5.0 (GS).    
                                                                ML 5.7 (ISK). Mo 3.7*10**17 Nm (GS), 3.5*10**17 Nm (HRV). At 
                                                                least 16 people injured and 214 buildings damaged in the Cat-
                                                                Karliova area. A landslide blocked a road between Cat and 
                                                                Erzurum. Several livestock killed at Cat. Felt at Diyarbakir, 
                                                                Erzincan, Mus and Tunceli.

MAR 14  01 55 55.6& 39.354 N   40.890 E    5    5.8       578  EASTERN TURKEY. <ISK>. MW 5.8 (HRV), 5.7 (GS). mb 5.5 (GS). MS    
                                                                5.7 (GS). ML 5.9 (ISK). Mo 6.1*10**17 Nm (HRV), 4.5*10**17 Nm 
                                                                (GS). At least 18 people injured, some buildings destroyed which 
                                                                were damaged by the earthquake of 07:36 UTC on March 12, at 
                                                                least 450 additional buildings damaged and some livestock killed 
                                                                in Bingol Province.

MAR 14  09 43 49.1  17.145 N   73.730 E   10 G  4.9  1.0   98  MAHARASHTRA, INDIA. MW 4.9 (HRV). mb 4.9 (GS). MS 4.1 (GS). ML    
                                                                5.1 (MERI). Mo 2.7*10**16 Nm (HRV). At least 45 people injured 
                                                                in Kolhapur, Ratnagiri and Satara, Maharashtra and in Belgaum, 
                                                                Karnataka. Buildings damaged (VII) in the Dhebewadi-Kasani area 
                                                                and (VI) at Devgad, Koynanagar, Patan and Sangammeshwar. Minor 
                                                                damage (V) to some buildings at Pune. Felt (V) at Chiplun, 
                                                                Karad, Kolhapur and Satara; (IV) at Belgaum, Hubli and Bombay; 
                                                                (III) at Madgaon, Karwar, Latur, Nashik, Panaji and Solapur. 
                                                                Felt throughout Goa, Karnataka and western Maharashtra. Rail 
                                                                services interrupted in Ratnagiri and Sindudurg. For additional 
                                                                information, see the web site http://asc-india.org/.

MAR 20  01 53 41.8  33.807 N  130.131 E   10 G  6.6  1.3  401  KYUSHU, JAPAN. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.4 (GS), 6.5 (NIED). mb 5.9 (GS).    
                                                                MS 6.7 (GS). ME 7.0 (GS). Mo 9.2*10**18 Nm (HRV), 5.8*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 8.5*10**18 Nm (PPT), 7.8*10**18 Nm (NIED). Es 8.4*10**14 
                                                                Nm (GS). One person killed at Fukuoka; at least 500 injured on 
                                                                Genkai and in the Fukuoka area. Sixty-five houses destroyed by a 
                                                                landslide on Genkai and buildings damaged (VII) at Fukuoka. Felt 
                                                                (V) at Isaya and Sasebo; (IV) at Hiroshima, Iwakuni and 
                                                                Kumamoto; (III) at Miyazaki. Also felt (IV) at Keoje, Kyeongju 
                                                                and Pusan; (III) at Kunsan, Kwangju, Taegu and Ulsan, South 
                                                                Korea. Recorded (6L JMA) in Fukuoka and Saga; (5L JMA) in 
                                                                Nagasaki; (4 JMA) in Kumamoto and Oita and in the Tsushima 
                                                                Islands; (3 JMA) in Kagoshima and Miyazaki Prefectures. Recorded 
                                                                (4 JMA) in Shimane and Yamaguchi; (3 JMA) in Hiroshima, Hyogo, 
                                                                Kyoto, Okayama and Tottori Prefectures, Honshu. Recorded (2 JMA) 
                                                                in much of southern Honshu and (1 JMA) as far north as Tochigi 
                                                                Prefecture, Honshu. Also recorded (3 JMA) in Ehime and Kochi; (2 
                                                                JMA) in Kagawa and Tokushima Prefectures, Shikoku.

MAR 21  12 23 54.0  24.983 S   63.470 W  579 D  6.9  0.8  650  SALTA, ARGENTINA. MW 6.9 (GS), 6.8 (HRV). mb 6.1 (GS). ME 6.3    
                                                                (GS). MD 6.5 (SJA). Mo 2.7*10**19 Nm (GS), 2.3*10**19 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                1.6*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 7.3*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt (III) at 
                                                                Catamarca, Salta, San Miguel de Tucuman and Santiago del Estero. 
                                                                Felt (IV) at Maria Elena and Tocopilla; (III) at Antofagasta, 
                                                                Mejillones and Sierra Gorda; (II) at Iquique, Chile.

MAR 28  16 09 36.5   2.085 N   97.108 E   30 G  8.6  0.9  510  NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA. MW 8.6 (HRV), 8.1 (GS), 7.9 (OBN).    
                                                                mb 7.2 (GS). MS 8.4 (GS). ME 8.3 (GS). Mo 1.5*10**21 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.1*10**22 Nm (HRV), 9.1*10**20 Nm (OBN), 2.8*10**21 Nm (PPT). 
                                                                Es 6.7*10**16 Nm (GS). At least 1,000 people killed, 300 injured 
                                                                and 300 buildings destroyed on Nias; 100 people killed, many 
                                                                injured and several buildings damaged on Simeulue; 200 people 
                                                                killed in Kepulauan Banyak; 3 people killed, 40 injured and some 
                                                                damage in the Meulaboh area, Sumatra. A 3 meter tsunami damaged 
                                                                the port and airport on Simeulue. Tsunami runup heights as high 
                                                                as 2 meters were observed on the west coast of Nias and 1 meter 
                                                                at Singkil and Meulaboh, Sumatra. Felt (VIII) at Gunungsitoli 
                                                                and (VII) at Telukdalem, Nias. Felt (VI) at Banda Aceh and (V) 
                                                                at Medan, Padang and Palembang; (IV) at Jambi; (III) at 
                                                                Bengkulu. At least 10 people were killed during evacuation of 
                                                                the coast of Sri Lanka. Felt (IV) along the west coast of 
                                                                Malaysia; (IV) at Bangkok and (III) at Phuket, Thailand; (III) 
                                                                in Singapore; (III) at Male, Maldives. The quake was also felt 
                                                                in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India and in Sri Lanka. 
                                                                Tsunami wave heights (peak-to-trough) recorded from selected 
                                                                tide stations: about 40 cm on Panjang, Indonesia; about 25 cm at 
                                                                Colombo, Sri Lanka; 40 cm on Hanimadu, 18 cm at Male and 10 cm 
                                                                at Gan, Maldives. Initial observations indicate about 1 meter of 
                                                                subsidence on the coast of Kepulauan Banyak as well as 1 meter 
                                                                of uplift on the coast of Simeulue. Seiches were observed on 
                                                                ponds in West Bengal, India.

APR 10  10 29 11.2   1.644 S   99.607 E   19 G  6.7  1.0  656  KEPULAUAN MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA. MW 6.7 (HRV), 6.5 (GS). mb    
                                                                6.4 (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 6.8 (GS). Mo 8.3*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.3*10**19 Nm (HRV), 1.5*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 3.7*10**14 Nm (GS). 
                                                                Felt (V) at Padang, (IV) at Padangsidempuan and (II) at 
                                                                Pekanbaru, Sumatra. Felt (III) at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and in 
                                                                Singapore. Also felt (II) on Nias. A tsunami with a wave height 
                                                                of 40 cm was observed at Padang, Sumatra.

APR 10  11 14 19.6   1.714 S   99.779 E   30 G  6.5  0.9  478  KEPULAUAN MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA. MW 6.5 (HRV). mb 6.2 (GS).    
                                                                MS 6.3 (GS). Mo 6.8*10**18 Nm (HRV). Felt (III) at Padang, 
                                                                Sumatra and in Singapore. Felt (II) at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

APR 11  12 20 05.9   3.484 S  145.909 E   11 D  6.6  1.1  211  NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.4 (GS). mb    
                                                                5.9 (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). Mo 5.7*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.1*10**19 Nm (HRV), 1.9*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.4*10**15 Nm (GS).

APR 11  17 08 53.9  21.975 S  170.612 E   68 G  6.7  1.0  414  SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS. MW 6.7 (GS), 6.7 (HRV). mb 6.0    
                                                                (GS). ME 6.4 (GS). Mo 1.5*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.5*10**19 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                2.9*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 8.3*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt on New 
                                                                Caledonia and in the Loyalty Islands.

APR 19  21 11 28.4  33.637 N  130.179 E   19 D  5.5  0.9  242  KYUSHU, JAPAN. MW 5.5 (GS), 5.5 (HRV), 5.3 (NIED). mb 5.3 (GS).    
                                                                MS 5.0 (GS). Mo 2.1*10**17 Nm (GS), 1.9*10**17 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                1.3*10**17 Nm (NIED). At least 58 people injured and 279 
                                                                buildings damaged in Fukuoka Prefecture. Several homes destroyed 
                                                                on Genkai-jima. Felt (IV) at Sasebo. Felt (III) at Pusan, South 
                                                                Korea. Felt at Beppu, Hiroshima, Isahaya, Iwakuni, Nagasaki, 
                                                                Sasebo, Shimonoseki and Takeo. Also felt at Inch'on, Kwangju, 
                                                                Seoul and Ulsan, South Korea. Several landslides occured in the 
                                                                epicentral area. Recorded (5U JMA) in Fukuoka and Saga; (4 JMA) 
                                                                in Nagasaki; (3 JMA) in Kumamoto and Oita; (2 JMA) in Kagoshima 
                                                                and Miyazaki Prefectures. Recorded (3 JMA) in the Tsushima 
                                                                Islands and (2 JMA) on Uku-jima. Recorded (4 JMA) in Yamaguchi; 
                                                                (3 JMA) in Shimane; (2 JMA) in Hiroshima and Hyogo; (1 JMA) in 
                                                                Hyogo, Okayama and Tottori Prefectures, Honshu. Also recorded (3 
                                                                JMA) in Ehime and (1 JMA) in Kagawa and Kochi Prefectures, 
                                                                Shikoku.

MAY 01  16 23 57.9  33.611 N  130.244 E   10 G  4.6  1.0   43  KYUSHU, JAPAN. MW 4.6 (NIED). mb 4.5 (GS). Mo 1.1*10**16 Nm    
                                                                (NIED). One person injured in Fukuoka Prefecture. Felt strongly 
                                                                in the Fukuoka area. Felt in many parts of southwestern Japan. 
                                                                Recorded (4 JMA) in Fukuoka and Saga; (3 JMA) in Nagasaki; (2 
                                                                JMA) in Kumamoto and Oita; (1 JMA) in Miyazaki Prefectures. 
                                                                Recorded (2 JMA) on Mi-shima, Uku-jima and in the Tsushima 
                                                                Islands. Also recorded (3 JMA) in Yamaguchi, (2 JMA) in Shimane 
                                                                and (1 JMA) in Hiroshima Prefectures, Honshu.

MAY 03  07 21 10.4  33.711 N   48.685 E   12    4.9  1.3  186  WESTERN IRAN. MW 4.9 (HRV). mb 4.9 (GS). ML 4.9 (THR). mbLg 4.9    
                                                                (TEH). Mo 3.2*10**16 Nm (HRV). At least 4 people killed, 26 
                                                                injured and extensive damage in the Borujerd area.

MAY 05  19 12 21.4   5.710 N   82.845 W   18 G  6.5  1.3  190  SOUTH OF PANAMA. MW 6.5 (HRV), 6.3 (GS). mb 5.9 (GS). MS 5.8    
                                                                (GS). ME 6.5 (GS). Mo 6.3*10**18 Nm (HRV), 4.2*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.1*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.2*10**14 Nm (GS).

MAY 12  11 15 35.3  57.382 S  139.231 W   10 G  6.5  1.3  249  PACIFIC-ANTARCTIC RIDGE. MW 6.5 (HRV), 6.3 (GS). mb 6.0 (GS). MS    
                                                                6.2 (GS). ME 7.0 (GS). Mo 6.1*10**18 Nm (HRV), 4.1*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.3*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 7.0*10**14 Nm (GS).

MAY 14  05 05 18.4   0.587 N   98.459 E   34 G  6.7  1.0  695  NIAS REGION, INDONESIA. MW 6.7 (GS), 6.7 (HRV). mb 6.4 (GS). MS    
                                                                6.8 (GS). ME 6.6 (GS). Mo 1.6*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.5*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (HRV), 1.3*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.6*10**14 Nm (GS). Felt (V) at 
                                                                Padang and Sibolga; (III) at Palembang and Pekanbaru, Sumatra. 
                                                                Felt (III) in Malaysia. Felt on Nias and in Singapore.

MAY 16  03 54 14.6  32.589 S  179.353 W   34 G  6.6  1.0  660  SOUTH OF THE KERMADEC ISLANDS. MW 6.6 (GS), 6.5 (HRV). mb 6.2    
                                                                (GS). MS 6.4 (GS). ME 6.3 (GS). Mo 9.0*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                7.0*10**18 Nm (HRV), 7.9*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 7.1*10**13 Nm (GS).

MAY 19  01 54 52.8   1.989 N   97.041 E   30 G  6.9  0.9  635  NIAS REGION, INDONESIA. MW 6.9 (HRV), 6.7 (GS), 6.7 (OBN). mb 6.2    
                                                                (GS). MS 6.9 (GS). ME 6.2 (GS). Mo 2.4*10**19 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                1.2*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.5*10**19 Nm (OBN). Es 4.9*10**13 Nm (GS). 
                                                                Felt (IV) at Meulaboh and Sibolga; (III) at Banda Aceh, Sumatra. 
                                                                Felt at Medan, Sumatra. Felt (II) at Gelugor, Malaysia. Also 
                                                                felt at Bukit Mertajam, George Town, Kuala Lumpur, Sungai Ara 
                                                                and Tanjong Tokong, Malaysia.

MAY 23  06 09 13.1  26.348 S   27.436 E    5 G  4.3  0.8   18  SOUTH AFRICA. mb 4.3 (GS). Nineteen miners injured in a mine    
                                                                collapse at Carletonville. Felt at Johannesburg.

JUN 04  14 50 46.6   6.319 S  146.846 E   26 G  6.1  1.0  411  EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MW 6.1 (GS), 6.1 (HRV).    
                                                                mb 5.9 (GS). MS 6.0 (GS). ME 6.1 (GS). Mo 1.8*10**18 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                1.7*10**18 Nm (GS). Es 3.3*10**13 Nm (GS). One person killed, 
                                                                several injured and many houses damaged or destroyed in the Lae 
                                                                area.

JUN 06  07 41 28.7& 39.220 N   41.080 E   10    5.6       290  EASTERN TURKEY. <CSEM>. MW 5.6 (HRV), 5.5 (GS), 5.6 (CSEM). mb    
                                                                5.0 (GS). MS 5.4 (GS). ML 5.7 (ISK). Mo 3.7*10**17 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                2.4*10**17 Nm (GS). Five people seriously injured, at least 49 
                                                                slightly injured, several buildings collapsed and at least 60 
                                                                damaged in the Karliova area. Felt in Bingol, Erzurum, Mus and 
                                                                Tunceli.

JUN 13  22 44 33.9  19.987 S   69.197 W  116 D  7.8  1.0  714  TARAPACA, CHILE. MW 7.8 (GS), 7.7 (HRV). mb 6.8 (GS). ME 7.6    
                                                                (GS). Mo 6.5*10**20 Nm (GS), 5.3*10**20 Nm (HRV), 4.5*10**20 Nm 
                                                                (PPT). Es 5.4*10**15 Nm (GS). Five people killed by collapsed 
                                                                buildings and 6 people killed when their vehicle was struck by a 
                                                                boulder near Iquique. At least 200 people injured, 544 houses 
                                                                destroyed and 8,691 damaged (VII), power and telephone services 
                                                                interrupted, roads damaged and landslides occurred in the 
                                                                Iquique area. A rock fell from El Morro near Arica. Felt (VI) at 
                                                                Calama and Tocopilla; (V) at Arica, Chanaral and El Salvador; 
                                                                (IV) at Antofagasta, Caldera and Copiapo. Felt throughout 
                                                                northern Chile. Also felt (V) at Arequipa, Ilo, Moquega, Punta 
                                                                de Bombon and Tacna, Peru. Felt (III) at La Paz, Bolivia. Felt 
                                                                as far away as Santiago, Chile and in Distrito Federal, Goias, 
                                                                Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa 
                                                                Catarina and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

JUN 14  17 10 12.2  51.239 N  179.314 E   17 G  6.8  1.0  885  RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA. MW 6.8 (HRV), 6.6 (GS). mb    
                                                                6.1 (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 6.5 (GS). ML 6.7 (AEIC). Mo 8.7*10**18 
                                                                Nm (GS), 1.8*10**19 Nm (HRV), 1.7*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.2*10**14 
                                                                Nm (GS). Felt (V) on Adak.

JUN 15  02 50 54.1  41.292 N  125.953 W   16 G  7.2  1.2  420  OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. MW 7.2 (HRV), 7.1 (GS), 7.0    
                                                                (BRK), 6.8 (OBN). mb 6.1 (GS). MS 7.1 (GS). ME 7.6 (GS). Mo 
                                                                8.3*10**19 Nm (HRV), 5.9*10**19 Nm (GS), 3.8*10**19 Nm (BRK), 
                                                                2.1*10**19 Nm (OBN). Es 5.1*10**15 Nm (GS). Felt (IV) at 
                                                                Crescent City, Ferndale, Kneeland, Loleta and Petrolia; (III) at 
                                                                Arcata, Bayside, Blue Lake, Carlotta, Dunsmuir, Eureka, Fortuna, 
                                                                Garberville, Gasquet, Hoopa, Hydesville, Klamath, McKinleyville, 
                                                                Mount Shasta, Orick, Orleans, Redcrest, Redway, Rio Dell, 
                                                                Scotia, Smith River, Trinidad, Whitethorn, Willow Creek and 
                                                                Yreka. Also felt (III) at Azalea, Brookings, Glendale, Grants 
                                                                Pass, Jacksonville, Merlin, Roseburg and Wolf Creek, Oregon. 
                                                                Felt from southwestern Oregon south to the San Francisco Bay 
                                                                area and by some people in the Portland and Los Angeles areas. A 
                                                                tsunami was generated with maximum recorded wave heights (peak-
                                                                to-trough) of 26 cm at Crescent City, 6.5 cm at Arena Cove and 5 
                                                                cm at North Spit, California; 3.5 cm at Tofino and 2 cm at 
                                                                Bamfield, British Columbia, Canada.

JUN 16  20 53 26.0& 34.058 N  117.010 W   12    4.9       183  GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIFORNIA. <PAS>. MW 4.9 (HRV), 4.9    
                                                                (PAS). mb 4.8 (GS). MS 4.7 (GS). Mo 2.5*10**16 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                2.6*10**16 Nm (PAS). Two people injured at San Bernardino and 
                                                                one person at Lake Arrowhead. Felt (VI) at Angelus Oaks, 
                                                                Calimesa and Grand Terrace; (V) at Banning, Beaumont, 
                                                                Bloomington, Colton, Corona, Fontana, Forest Falls, Highland, 
                                                                Loma Linda, Mentone, Moreno Valley, Perris, Redlands, Riverside, 
                                                                San Bernardino, San Jacinto, Sun City and Yucaipa. Felt (III-IV) 
                                                                in much of southern California. Also felt at Bullhead City, 
                                                                Arizona and Laughlin, Nevada.

JUN 17  06 21 42.5  40.773 N  126.574 W   12 G  6.6  1.1  659  OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. MW 6.6 (GS), 6.6 (HRV), 6.6    
                                                                (BRK). mb 6.2 (GS). MS 6.6 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). Mo 9.9*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.1*10**19 Nm (HRV), 1.1*10**19 Nm (BRK). Es 1.4*10**15 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt (III) at Aptos, Arcata, Bayside, Burlingame, Crescent 
                                                                City, Daly City, Emeryville, Eureka, Felton, Ferndale, 
                                                                Garberville, Los Gatos, Millbrae, Redwood City, San Bruno, San 
                                                                Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, South San Francisco and 
                                                                Trinidad. Also felt (III) at Grants Pass, Oregon. Felt from 
                                                                southwestern Oregon south as far as the San Francisco Bay area.

JUN 20  04 03 13.4  37.206 N  138.420 E   16    4.9  0.6  224  NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 4.9 (HRV), 4.8 (NIED).    
                                                                mb 5.2 (GS). Mo 3.1*10**16 Nm (HRV), 2.2*10**16 Nm (NIED). One 
                                                                person injured in Kashiwazaki. Felt strongly in Niigata 
                                                                Prefecture. Recorded (4 JMA) in Niigata; (2 JMA) in Fukushima, 
                                                                Gumma, Nagano and Yamagata; (1 JMA) in Ishikawa, Miyagi, Saitama 
                                                                and Toyama Prefectures. Recorded (3 JMA) on Sado-shima.

JUL 02  02 16 43.7  11.245 N   86.172 W   27 G  6.6  1.1  446  NEAR THE COAST OF NICARAGUA. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.5 (GS). mb 5.6 (GS).    
                                                                MS 6.4 (GS). ME 6.1 (GS). Mo 7.8*10**18 Nm (GS), 1.0*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (HRV). Es 2.8*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt (IV) at Managua and San Juan 
                                                                del Sur. Also felt (IV) at Curridabat, San Pedro and Santa Cruz; 
                                                                (III) at Cartago, Escazu and Liberia, Costa Rica. Felt (II) at 
                                                                San Salvador, El Salvador. Felt in much of Costa Rica and 
                                                                Nicaragua.

JUL 05  01 52 02.9   1.819 N   97.082 E   21 G  6.7  1.0  398  NIAS REGION, INDONESIA. MW 6.7 (HRV), 6.5 (GS). mb 6.2 (GS). MS    
                                                                6.8 (GS). ME 6.5 (GS). Mo 7.9*10**18 Nm (GS), 1.2*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (HRV), 1.5*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 1.3*10**14 Nm (GS). Buildings and 
                                                                roads damaged in the Gunungsitoli area. Felt (II) at Sibolga, 
                                                                Sumatra. Felt at Medan and Pematangsiantar, Sumatra. Also felt 
                                                                at Kelang, Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam and Sungai 
                                                                Ara, Malaysia.

JUL 05  16 53 26.3? 26.47  S   27.43  E    5 G  2.7  0.7    5  SOUTH AFRICA. ML 2.7 (PRE). One person killed and one injured in    
                                                                a mine near Carletonville.

JUL 23  07 34 56.7  35.498 N  139.982 E   61 G  5.9  0.7  457  NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 5.9 (GS), 5.9 (HRV),    
                                                                5.9 (NIED). mb 6.1 (GS). ME 5.7 (GS). Mo 9.5*10**17 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.0*10**18 Nm (HRV), 9.1*10**17 Nm (NIED). Es 7.5*10**12 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Twenty-seven people injured and one building damaged in 
                                                                the Tokyo area. Felt (V) at Togane, Tokyo, Yokohama, Yokosuka, 
                                                                Zama and Zushi; (IV) at Chigasaki. Recorded (5U JMA) in Saitama 
                                                                and Tokyo; (5L JMA) in Chiba and Kanagawa; (4 JMA) in Ibaraki, 
                                                                Shizuoka and Tochigi; (3 JMA) in Fukushima, Gumma, Miyagi, 
                                                                Nagano, Niigata and Yamanashi; (2 JMA) in Iwate and Yamagata; (1 
                                                                JMA) in Aichi, Akita, Aomori and Gifu Prefectures. Also recorded 
                                                                (3 JMA) on O-shima; (2 JMA) on Kozu-jima, Mikura-jima, Miyake-
                                                                jima and Nii-jima; (1 JMA) on Aoga-shima and Hachijo-jima.

JUL 24  15 42 06.2   7.920 N   92.190 E   16 G  7.2  0.9  636  NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION. MW 7.2 (HRV), 7.1 (GS), 7.0 (OBN).    
                                                                mb 6.6 (GS). MS 7.5 (GS). ME 8.1 (GS). Mo 8.9*10**19 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                6.5*10**19 Nm (GS), 3.5*10**19 Nm (OBN), 1.1*10**20 Nm (PPT). Es 
                                                                3.0*10**16 Nm (GS). Some buildings damaged in the Andaman and 
                                                                Nicobar Islands. Felt (V) on Car Nicobar, Katchal and Nancowry. 
                                                                Also felt (V) at Campbell Bay, Great Nicobar and Port Blair, 
                                                                South Andaman Island; (IV) at Rangat, Middle Andaman Island. 
                                                                Felt throughout the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Felt (IV) at 
                                                                Chennai and at Machilipatnam, Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam, 
                                                                Vizianagaram and other coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh; (III) at 
                                                                Dum Dum and Garia, West Bengal and at Ramanniguda, Orissa; (II) 
                                                                by people in high-rise buildings at Bangalore, Karnataka, India. 
                                                                Felt at Mamallapuram, India. Felt (III) at Banda Aceh, 
                                                                Indonesia. Felt (III) at Colombo, Matale and Kandy, Sri Lanka. 
                                                                Felt at Peraliya and Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka. Also 
                                                                felt at Male, Maldives; Georgetown, Malaysia; and at Phuket, 
                                                                Thailand.

JUL 25  15 43 41.1  46.827 N  125.058 E   48 D  5.0  0.7  157  HEILONGJIANG, CHINA. MW 5.0 (HRV). mb 5.0 (GS). MS 4.7 (GS). Mo    
                                                                3.7*10**16 Nm (HRV). At least one person killed and 12 injured 
                                                                at Daqing. Felt at Changchun and Harbin.

AUG 05  14 14 48.0  26.569 N  103.036 E   42    5.2  1.0  200  YUNNAN, CHINA. MW 5.2 (HRV). mb 5.2 (GS). MS 4.8 (GS). Mo    
                                                                8.8*10**16 Nm (HRV). At least nine people injured and 3,700 
                                                                buildings damaged in Huize County. Felt at Chengdu, Panzhihua 
                                                                and Qujing.

AUG 13  04 58 44.8  23.627 N  104.103 E   10 G  4.8  0.7  127  YUNNAN, CHINA. mb 4.8 (GS). MS 4.5 (GS). At least 26 people    
                                                                injured, several houses destroyed and roads and reservoirs 
                                                                damaged in Wenshan County.

AUG 16  02 46 28.4  38.276 N  142.039 E   36 G  7.2  0.9  698  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 7.2 (HRV), 7.0 (GS), 7.3    
                                                                (OBN), 7.1 (NIED). mb 6.5 (GS). MS 6.8 (GS). ME 6.7 (GS). Mo 
                                                                7.6*10**19 Nm (HRV), 4.7*10**19 Nm (GS), 9.8*10**19 Nm (OBN), 
                                                                5.4*10**19 Nm (NIED). Es 2.9*10**14 Nm (GS). At least 39 people 
                                                                injured in Miyagi, 9 in Iwate, 5 in Fukushima and 3 in Saitama 
                                                                Prefectures. One building destroyed at Kazo and one damaged at 
                                                                Sendai. Power outages and landslides occurred in northern Japan. 
                                                                A local tsunami was generated with a wave height of 10 cm on the 
                                                                coast of northern Japan. Felt (VI) at Sendai, (V) at Misawa and 
                                                                (IV) at Tokyo. Felt (II) at Yuzhno-Kuril'sk, Kunashir. Recorded 
                                                                (6L JMA) in Miyagi and Yamagata; (5U JMA) in Fukushima and 
                                                                Iwate; (5L JMA) in Akita, Aomori, Ibaraki and Tochigi; (4 JMA) 
                                                                in Chiba, Gumma, Kanagawa, Nagano, Niigata, Saitama, Shizuoka, 
                                                                Tokyo and Yamanashi; (3 JMA) in Aichi, Gifu and Mie; (2 JMA) in 
                                                                Fukui, Ishikawa, Shiga and Toyama Prefectures. Recorded (2 JMA) 
                                                                on Kozu-shima, Miyake-jima, Nii-jima, O-shima and Sado-shima; (1 
                                                                JMA) on Aoga-shima, Hachijo-jima and Mikura-jima. Also recorded 
                                                                (3 JMA) in southwestern Hokkaido and in the Chitose-Ebetsu-
                                                                Shizunai and Obihiro areas, Hokkaido; (2 JMA) in much of 
                                                                central, south-central and eastern Hokkaido.

AUG 21  02 29 29.9  37.276 N  138.588 E   13 D  4.8  0.7  184  NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 4.8 (HRV), 4.6 (NIED).    
                                                                mb 5.1 (GS). MS 4.5 (GS). Mo 2.1*10**16 Nm (HRV), 1.1*10**16 Nm 
                                                                (NIED). Two people injured at Kashiwazaki. Felt strongly in 
                                                                Niigata. Train service interrupted between Tokyo and Niigata. 
                                                                Recorded (5L JMA) in Niigata; (4 JMA) in Nagano; (3 JMA) in 
                                                                Gumma; (2 JMA) in Fukushima, Ibaraki, Ishikawa, Saitama, 
                                                                Tochigi, Tokyo, Toyama and Yamagata; (1 JMA) in Aichi, Chiba and 
                                                                Kanagawa Prefectures. Also recorded (2 JMA) on Sadoga-shima.

SEP 09  07 26 43.7   4.539 S  153.474 E   90 G  7.6  1.0  502  NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MW 7.6 (HRV), 7.4 (GS). mb    
                                                                6.3 (GS). ME 6.2 (GS). Mo 3.7*10**20 Nm (HRV), 1.8*10**20 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 3.2*10**20 Nm (PPT). Es 4.6*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt at Rabaul 
                                                                and Sohano and on Lihir. Also felt at Gizo and Honiara, Solomon 
                                                                Islands.

SEP 24  19 24 02.6  12.471 N   40.634 E   12 D  5.5  1.0  207  ETHIOPIA. MW 5.5 (GS), 5.5 (HRV). mb 5.1 (GS). MS 5.0 (GS). ML    
                                                                5.5 (DHMR). Mo 2.6*10**17 Nm (HRV), 2.1*10**17 Nm (GS). A 500-
                                                                meter wide zone of tensional fissures and normal faults up to 3 
                                                                km long was observed in the Dabbahu area. Displacement on some 
                                                                scarps was as much as 1 meter. Dabbahu Volcano began erupting, 
                                                                with the largest eruption occurring on September 26. An 
                                                                estimated 6,500 people were displaced, about 1,000 livestock 
                                                                were killed and roads and water facilities were damaged by the 
                                                                eruption.

SEP 26  01 55 37.6   5.678 S   76.398 W  115 G  7.5  0.9  696  NORTHERN PERU. MW 7.5 (GS), 7.5 (HRV). mb 6.7 (GS). ME 7.0 (GS).    
                                                                MD 7.5 (QUI). Mo 2.2*10**20 Nm (HRV), 2.0*10**20 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.2*10**20 Nm (PPT). Es 7.3*10**14 Nm (GS). Five people killed, 
                                                                at least 60 injured, about 70 percent of the houses destroyed 
                                                                and at least 200 buildings damaged at Lamas. Buildings damaged 
                                                                at Chachapoyas, Moyobamba and Tarapoto. Felt (IV) at Cajamarca, 
                                                                Lima and Trujillo. Felt (VI) at Cuenca and Loja and (III) at 
                                                                Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador. Felt (III) at Manaus, Brazil and 
                                                                (II) at Bogota, Colombia. Felt throughout Peru and Ecuador. Also 
                                                                felt in Rondonia, Brazil.

SEP 29  15 50 24.0   5.437 S  151.840 E   25 G  6.6  0.9  402  NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.5 (GS). mb    
                                                                5.9 (GS). MS 6.6 (GS). ME 6.0 (GS). Mo 7.4*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.0*10**19 Nm (HRV), 1.2*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 2.2*10**13 Nm (GS). 
                                                                Felt in parts of eastern New Britain.

OCT 01  22 19 51.3  16.635 S   70.794 W   20 A  5.3  1.0   72  SOUTHERN PERU. MW 5.3 (HRV). mb 5.3 (GS). ML 5.4 (LIM). Mo    
                                                                1.1*10**17 Nm (HRV). At least 10 people injured and 300 houses 
                                                                destroyed in Moquegua. Felt (V) at Carumas, (IV) at Omate and 
                                                                (II) at Arequipa.

OCT 08  03 50 40.8  34.539 N   73.588 E   26 G  7.6  0.9  724  PAKISTAN. MW 7.6 (HRV), 7.3 (GS), 7.2 (OBN). mb 6.9 (GS). MS 7.7    
                                                                (GS). ME 7.4 (GS). Mo 2.9*10**20 Nm (HRV), 1.0*10**20 Nm (GS), 
                                                                8.2*10**19 Nm (OBN), 4.6*10**20 Nm (PPT). Es 2.7*10**15 Nm (GS). 
                                                                At least 86,000 people killed, more than 69,000 injured and 
                                                                extensive damage in northern Pakistan. The heaviest damage 
                                                                occurred in the Muzaffarabad area, Kashmir where entire villages 
                                                                were destroyed and at Uri where 80 percent of the town was 
                                                                destroyed. At least 32,335 buildings collapsed in Anantnag, 
                                                                Baramula, Jammu and Srinagar, Kashmir. Buildings collapsed in 
                                                                Abbottabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Islamabad, Lahore and 
                                                                Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Maximum intensity VIII. Felt (VII) at 
                                                                Topi; (VI) at Islamabad, Peshawar and Rawalpindi; (V) at 
                                                                Faisalabad and Lahore. Felt at Chakwal, Jhang, Sargodha and as 
                                                                far as Quetta. At least 1,350 people killed and 6,266 injured in 
                                                                India. Felt (V) at Chandigarh and New Delhi; (IV) at Delhi and 
                                                                Gurgaon, India. Felt in Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, 
                                                                Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal and Uttar 
                                                                Pradesh, India. At least one person killed and some buildings 
                                                                collapsed in Afghanistan. Felt (IV) at Kabul and (III) at 
                                                                Bagrami, Afghanistan. Felt (III) at Kashi, China and (II) at 
                                                                Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Also felt at Almaty, Kazakhstan. An 
                                                                estimated 4 million people in the area were left homeless. 
                                                                Landslides and rockfalls damaged or destroyed several mountain 
                                                                roads and highways cutting off access to the region for several 
                                                                days. Landslides also occurred farther north near the towns of 
                                                                Gilgit and Skardu, Kashmir. Liquefaction and sandblows occurred 
                                                                in the western part of the Vale of Kashmir and near Jammu. 
                                                                Landslides and rockfalls also occurred in parts of Himachal 
                                                                Pradesh, India. Seiches were observed in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh 
                                                                and West Bengal, India and in many places in Bangladesh.

OCT 15  04 24 06.2  34.014 N   74.003 E   10 G  5.2  0.8  222  SOUTHWESTERN KASHMIR. mb 5.2 (GS). Two people killed in the Uri    
                                                                area, Kashmir. Felt at Islamabad, Pakistan.

OCT 16  07 05 41.6  36.014 N  139.773 E   40 D  5.0  0.7  221  EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 5.0 (HRV), 5.0 (NIED). mb 5.1 (GS). Mo    
                                                                4.4*10**16 Nm (HRV), 3.6*10**16 Nm (NIED). Two people injured in 
                                                                the Tokyo area. Felt (V) at Urawa; (IV) at Tokyo, Tsukuba and 
                                                                Yokohama; (III) at Narita and Yokosuka. Recorded (4 JMA) in 
                                                                Ibaraki, Kanagawa, Saitama, Tochigi and Tokyo; (3 JMA) in Chiba; 
                                                                (2 JMA) in Fukushima, Gumma, Nagano, Shizuoka and Yamanashi; (1 
                                                                JMA) in Miyagi Prefectures. Also recorded (2 JMA) on O-shima and 
                                                                (1 JMA) on Kozu-shima, Miyake-jima and Nii-jima.

OCT 20  21 40 04.0  38.152 N   26.751 E   10 G  5.9  0.9  494  NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY. MW 5.9 (GS), 5.8 (HRV). mb 5.5    
                                                                (GS). MS 5.7 (GS). ML 5.9 (ISK), 5.6 (ATH), 5.5 (THE). Mo 
                                                                8.4*10**17 Nm (GS), 7.0*10**17 Nm (HRV). One person died of a 
                                                                heart attack and fifteen others injured at Izmir. Minor damage 
                                                                to several buildings at Urla. Felt (VI) at Izmir and (III) at 
                                                                Istanbul. Felt at Balikesir, Bursa, Buyukcekmece, Canakkale, 
                                                                Eskisehir, Gebze, Golcuk, Kusadasi, Manisa, Odemis, Polatli and 
                                                                Tekirdag. Also felt at Chios, Kalamakion, Kos, Mytilini, Neon 
                                                                Karlovasion, Psikhikon and Zakinthos, Greece.

OCT 27  11 18 57.3  23.604 N  107.798 E   10 G  4.2  1.1   17  GUANGXI, CHINA. mb 4.2 (GS). One person killed and one person    
                                                                injured at Bose. Several houses damaged at Taiping. Also felt at 
                                                                Nanning.

OCT 29  04 05 56.0  45.214 S   96.898 E    8 G  6.5  0.8  416  SOUTHEAST INDIAN RIDGE. MW 6.5 (HRV), 6.4 (GS). mb 6.1 (GS). MS    
                                                                6.2 (GS). ME 6.1 (GS). Mo 6.6*10**18 Nm (HRV), 4.4*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 4.2*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 2.9*10**13 Nm (GS).

NOV 06  02 11 52.9  34.520 N   73.385 E   10 G  5.1  0.8  295  PAKISTAN. MW 5.1 (HRV). mb 5.2 (GS). MS 4.5 (GS). Mo 6.1*10**16    
                                                                Nm (HRV). Seven people injured at Batgram. Felt at Balakot, 
                                                                Islamabad, Malakand, Mansehra, Peshawar and Swat. Also felt at 
                                                                Muzaffarabad and Rawala Kot, Kashmir.

NOV 08  07 54 38.9   9.973 N  108.287 E   10 G  5.3  0.9   88  SOUTH CHINA SEA. MW 5.3 (HRV). mb 5.1 (GS). MS 4.9 (GS). Mo    
                                                                1.1*10**17 Nm (HRV). One person killed at Ho Chi Minh City, 
                                                                Vietnam. Felt (IV) at Vung Tau and (III) at Ho Chi Minh City. 
                                                                Also felt at Nha Trang.

NOV 14  21 38 51.4  38.107 N  144.896 E   11 G  7.0  0.9  699  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 7.0 (HRV), 6.8 (GS), 7.0    
                                                                (OBN), 7.0 (NIED). mb 6.7 (GS). MS 6.8 (GS). ME 6.9 (GS). Mo 
                                                                3.7*10**19 Nm (HRV), 2.2*10**19 Nm (GS), 6.7*10**19 Nm (PPT), 
                                                                4.2*10**19 Nm (OBN), 4.1*10**19 Nm (NIED). Es 4.5*10**14 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt (IV) at Misawa, (III) at Sendai and Utsunomiya and 
                                                                (II) at Tokyo and Yokosuka. Felt widely in northern and eastern 
                                                                Honshu. Also felt on Hokkaido. Felt (III) at Malokuril'skoye and 
                                                                (II) at Yuzhno-Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands. A tsunami with a wave 
                                                                height of 32 cm (peak-to-trough) was recorded at Ofunato. 
                                                                Recorded (3 JMA) in northeastern Honshu and (2 JMA) in 
                                                                northwestern and central Honshu. Recorded (3 JMA) in eastern and 
                                                                south-central Hokkaido; (2 JMA) in much of central and 
                                                                southwestern Hokkaido. Also recorded (2 JMA) on Hachijo-jima, 
                                                                Miyake-jima and O-shima; (1 JMA) on Aoga-shima, Kozu-shima and 
                                                                Nii-jima.

NOV 17  19 26 54.4  22.361 S   67.895 W  147 G  6.8  0.9  509  POTOSI, BOLIVIA. MW 6.8 (GS), 6.8 (HRV). mb 6.0 (GS). ME 6.5    
                                                                (GS). Mo 2.2*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.9*10**19 Nm (HRV), 2.5*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (PPT). Es 1.2*10**14 Nm (GS). Power outages occurred at 
                                                                Tocopilla, Chile. Felt (VI) at Mejillones and Tocopilla; (V) at 
                                                                Antofagasta, Calama, Caldera, Camina, Chanaral, Copiapo, Huara, 
                                                                Sierra Gorda and Taltal; (IV) at Diego de Almagro, El Salvador, 
                                                                Iquique, Maria Elena, San Pedro de Atacama, Tierra Amarilla and 
                                                                Vallenar; (III) at Arica and Camarones, Chile. Also felt (II) at 
                                                                Calana and Tacna, Peru.

NOV 19  14 10 13.0   2.164 N   96.786 E   21 G  6.5  1.0  358  SIMEULUE, INDONESIA. MW 6.5 (GS), 6.3 (HRV). mb 6.0 (GS). MS 6.1    
                                                                (GS). ME 6.0 (GS). Mo 6.2*10**18 Nm (GS), 3.8*10**18 Nm (HRV). 
                                                                Es 1.9*10**13 Nm (GS). Felt at Sinabang. Felt at Banda Aceh, 
                                                                Medan, Sibolga and on Samosir, Sumatra. Also felt on Nias. Felt 
                                                                at Ayer Itam, Malaysia.

NOV 26  00 49 37.8  29.671 N  115.688 E   11 D  5.2  0.9  274  HUBEI-JIANGXI BORDER REGION, CHINA. MW 5.2 (GS), 5.2 (HRV). mb    
                                                                5.4 (GS). MS 4.9 (GS). Mo 8.1*10**16 Nm (GS), 7.2*10**16 Nm 
                                                                (HRV). At least 16 people killed, 8,000 injured and 150,000 
                                                                houses destroyed in the Jiujiang-Ruichang area. Minor damage at 
                                                                Wuhan. Felt in Anhui, Hubei, Hunan and Zhejiang.

NOV 27  10 22 19.1  26.774 N   55.858 E   10 G  5.9  1.1  637  SOUTHERN IRAN. MW 5.9 (HRV), 5.8 (GS). mb 6.1 (GS). MS 5.8 (GS).    
                                                                ME 5.9 (GS). mbLg 5.9 (TEH). Mo 7.3*10**17 Nm (GS), 1.0*10**18 
                                                                Nm (HRV). Es 1.5*10**13 Nm (GS). Thirteen people killed and 
                                                                about 100 injured on Qeshm. More than 80 percent of buildings 
                                                                destroyed at Zirang and at least seven villages severely damaged 
                                                                on Qeshm. Felt (III) at Bandar `Abbas. Felt (IV) at Sharjah, 
                                                                (III) at Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Al Fujayrah and Ra`s al 
                                                                Khaymah, United Arab Emirates. Felt in Oman.

DEC 02  13 13 09.5  38.089 N  142.122 E   29 G  6.5  0.8  464  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 6.5 (HRV), 6.4 (GS), 6.4    
                                                                (NIED). mb 6.1 (GS). MS 6.3 (GS). ME 6.4 (GS). Mo 6.3*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (HRV), 5.3*10**18 Nm (GS), 6.5*10**18 Nm (PPT), 5.4*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (NIED). Es 1.0*10**14 Nm (GS). Felt (III) at Kamaishi, Misawa 
                                                                and Sendai; (II) at Tokyo and Yokosuka. Recorded (3 JMA) in 
                                                                northeastern Honshu and (2 JMA) in much of northern and central 
                                                                Honshu. Also recorded (1 JMA) in the Abashiri area, Hokkaido and 
                                                                in southwestern and south-central Hokkaido.

DEC 05  12 19 56.6   6.224 S   29.830 E   22 G  6.8  1.0  561  LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION, CONGO-TANZANIA. MW 6.8 (HRV), 6.7 (GS).    
                                                                mb 6.4 (GS). MS 7.2 (GS). ME 6.4 (GS). Mo 1.8*10**19 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                1.2*10**19 Nm (GS). Es 7.7*10**13 Nm (GS). 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 
                                                                and Kirundo, Burundi; Bukavu and Lubumbashi, Congo; Lilongwe, 
                                                                Malawi; Molo, Kenya; Kigoma, Masumbwe and Mwanza, Tanzania; 
                                                                Kireka, Uganda.

DEC 11  14 20 45.0   6.584 S  152.223 E   17 G  6.6  0.9  503  NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MW 6.6 (HRV), 6.5 (GS). mb    
                                                                6.2 (GS). MS 6.2 (GS). ME 6.4 (GS). Mo 9.8*10**18 Nm (HRV), 
                                                                7.5*10**18 Nm (GS), 1.5*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 8.4*10**13 Nm (GS).

DEC 12  21 47 46.0  36.357 N   71.093 E  225 D  6.5  0.8  529  HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN. MW 6.5 (GS), 6.5 (HRV). mb 6.0    
                                                                (GS). ME 6.2 (GS). Mo 8.2*10**18 Nm (HRV), 7.5*10**18 Nm (GS). 
                                                                Es 4.6*10**13 Nm (GS). Five people killed at Tili. At least one 
                                                                person injured at Jalalabad. At least 300 livestock killed and 
                                                                100 houses damaged in Badakhshan. Felt (V) at Charikar, (IV) at 
                                                                Kabul and (III) at Bagrami. Also felt at Asadabad and Baghlan. 
                                                                Felt strongly at Chitral, (V) at Lahore and Rawalpindi and (IV) 
                                                                at Abottabad and Islamabad, Pakistan. Also felt at Balakot, 
                                                                Mansehra and Peshawar. Landslides blocked several roads near 
                                                                Bagh, Kashmir. Felt at Gilgit and Muzaffarabad. Several houses 
                                                                damaged at Baramulla, Fariabad and Uri, India. Felt (IV) at 
                                                                Chandigarh. Also felt at Amritsar and New Delhi. Felt at Tash-
                                                                Kumyr and (V) at Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Felt (IV) at Tashkent, 
                                                                Uzbekistan and (III) at Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Felt at Kashi, 
                                                                China.

DEC 13  03 16 06.3  15.265 S  178.571 W   10 G  6.7  1.2  322  FIJI REGION. MW 6.7 (GS), 6.7 (HRV). mb 6.1 (GS). MS 6.8 (GS). ME    
                                                                7.1 (GS). Mo 1.3*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.3*10**19 Nm (HRV), 1.2*10**19 
                                                                Nm (PPT). Es 9.8*10**14 Nm (GS).

DEC 14  07 09 54.1  30.476 N   79.255 E   44    5.1  0.7  194  UTTARANCHAL, INDIA. MW 5.1 (HRV). mb 5.3 (GS). Mo 5.7*10**16 Nm    
                                                                (HRV). One person killed at Jausari. Three people injured at 
                                                                Chamoli and one at Nandaprayag. One building destroyed at Phata 
                                                                and several damaged at Chamoli, Daida, Dasholi, Devaal, Ghat, 
                                                                Gopeshwar, Joshimath, Ravigram and Tharali; a wall collapsed at 
                                                                Bageshwar; minor damage occurred at Devaprayag, Gairsain, 
                                                                Gochar, Pauri, Pokhri and Srinagar. Felt (IV) at Dehra Dun. Felt 
                                                                strongly at Badrinath. Felt at Almora, Chamba, Champawat, 
                                                                Khatima, Lohaghat, Naini Tal, Pithoragarh and Uttarkashi. Felt 
                                                                by people in high-rise buildings at Chandigarh and in the Delhi 
                                                                area. Landslides occurred at Jausari and Rudraprayag.

DEC 24  02 01 55.0& 35.231 N  136.840 E   43    4.7        63  WESTERN HONSHU, JAPAN. <JMA>. MW 4.7 (NIED). mb 4.5 (GS). Mo    
                                                                1.2*10**16 Nm (NIED). One person injured at Yokkaichi. Felt in 
                                                                the Nagoya-Osaka-Kyoto area. Recorded (4 JMA) in Aichi and Mie; 
                                                                (3 JMA) in Gifu, Nara and Shiga; (1 JMA) in Fukui, Hyogo, Kyoto, 
                                                                Osaka and Wakayama Prefectures.



NOTABLE NORTH AMERICAN EARTHQUAKES

JUN 12  15 41 46.5& 33.529 N  116.572 W   14    5.2       206  SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. <PAS>. MW 5.2 (HRV), 5.2 (PAS). mb 5.1 (GS).    
                                                                MS 5.0 (GS). Mo 8.3*10**16 Nm (HRV), 7.7*10**16 Nm (PAS). Slight 
                                                                damage (VI) at Anza, Coachella and La Quinta. Felt (V) at 
                                                                Aguanga, Borrego Springs, Cathedral City, Hemet, Homeland, 
                                                                Idyllwild, Indian Wells, India, Menifee, Mountain Center, Nuevo, 
                                                                Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, San Jacinto and Warner 
                                                                Springs; (IV) at Aliso Viejo, Banning, Bloomington, Bonita, 
                                                                Bonsall, Carlsbad, Chino, Chino Hills, Colton, Corona, Descanso, 
                                                                Desert Hot Springs, Diamond Bar, El Cajon, El Centro, Escondido, 
                                                                Fallbrook, Grand Terrace, Imperial, Jamul, Joshua Tree, Julian, 
                                                                Lake Elsinore, Lakeside, Loma Linda, Mecca, Mentone, Mira Loma, 
                                                                Moreno Valley, Morongo Valley, Murrieta, Norco, Ontario, Pala, 
                                                                Perris, Pine Valley, Ramona, Riverside, San Marcos, Spring 
                                                                Valley, Sun City, Temecula, Thermal, Thousand Palms, Valley 
                                                                Center, Vista, Wildomar and Winchester. Felt throughout southern 
                                                                California and as far as Arizona, Nevada and Baja California. 
                                                                Several small rockslides occurred on Highway 74.

JUL 26  04 08 37.1  45.365 N  112.615 W   13 D  5.6  0.7  458  WESTERN MONTANA. MW 5.6 (HRV), 5.5 (GS), 5.4 (SLM). mb 5.7 (GS).    
                                                                MS 5.2 (GS). ME 5.4 (GS). Mo 2.8*10**17 Nm (HRV), 2.0*10**17 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.8*10**17 Nm (SLM). Es 2.8*10**12 Nm (GS). Minor damage 
                                                                (VI) at Dillon, Silver Star and Twin Bridges. Felt (V) at Gold 
                                                                Creek, Sheridan, Virginia City and Wisdom; (IV) at Alberton, 
                                                                Anaconda, Bonner, Boulder, Bozeman, Butte, Canyon Creek, 
                                                                Cardwell, Cascade, Clancy, Clinton, Corvallis, Darby, Deer 
                                                                Lodge, East Helena, Ennis, Florence, Gallatin Gateway, Gardiner, 
                                                                Garrison, Helena, Helmville, Lolo, Manhattan, Missoula, Pray, 
                                                                Seeley Lake, Stevensville, Sula, Superior, Victor, West 
                                                                Yellowstone and Whitehall; (III) at Arlee, Belgrade, Bigfork, 
                                                                Billings, Columbia Falls, Columbus, Cut Bank, Drummond, Dutton, 
                                                                Emigrant, Fairfield, Fort Benton, Frenchtown, Great Falls, 
                                                                Hamilton, Kalispell, Livingston, McLeod, Philipsburg, Polson, 
                                                                Red Lodge, Ronan, Roscoe, Saint Regis, Shelby, Three Forks, 
                                                                Townsend, Whitefish, White Sulphur Springs and Wilsall. Felt (V) 
                                                                at Leadore; (IV) at Island Park, North Fork and Salmon; (III) at 
                                                                Arco, Carmen, Challis, Coeur d'Alene, Hailey, Kamiah, Kooskia, 
                                                                Ketchum, Mackay, McCall, Moscow, Orofino, Pierce, Potlatch, 
                                                                Priest River, Saint Anthony, Saint Maries and Sandpoint; (II) at 
                                                                Boise, Idaho. Also felt (IV) in Yellowstone National Park, 
                                                                Wyoming and (III) at Spokane, Washington. Felt as far as Denver, 
                                                                Colorado; Seattle, Washington and Calgary, Alberta.


Compiled by Waverly J. Person and Pamela J. Benfield.