Earthquake Information for the 1990s

Number of Earthquakes Worldwide for 1990 - 1999
Located by the US Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center

Magnitude 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
8.0 to 9.9 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0
7.0 to 7.9 1816 13 12 11 18 14 16 11 18
6.0 to 6.9 109 96 166 137 146 183 149 120 117 116
5.0 to 5.9 1617 1457 1498 1426 1542 1318 1222 1113 979 1104
4.0 to 4.9 4437 4335 5128 4999 4518 8003 8756 7903 7303 6972
3.0 to 3.9 2517 2990 4692 4326 5041 5151 4923 4513 5945 5605
2.0 to 2.9 2364 2925 3066 5393 5371 3842 2391 2400 4091 4201
1.0 to 1.9 474 801 886 1170 779 645 295 388 805 715
0.1 to 0.9 0 1 3 9 17 19 1 4 10 5
No Magnitude 5054 3863 4072 3997 1944 1826 2186 3415 2426 2096
Total 16590 16484 19524 21476 19371 21007 19938 19872 21688 20832
Estimated
Deaths
5205632103920100961634 79805893069943022662

Number of Earthquakes in the United States for 1990 - 1999
Located by the US Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center

Magnitude 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
8.0 to 9.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7.0 to 7.9 0 1+1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1+1
6.0 to 6.9 2 415 9 4 6 4 6 3 6
5.0 to 5.9 64 49 72 62 64 45100 63 62 50
4.0 to 4.9 284 242 404 270 333 350 612 362 411 352
3.0 to 3.9 626 713 1717 1119 1543 1058 1060 1072 1053 1398
2.0 to 2.9 414 559 998 1009 1196 822 654 759 742 814
1.0 to 1.9 1 3 5 7 2 0 0 2 0 0
0.1 to 0.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
No Magnitude 877 599 368 457 444 444 375 575 508 381
Total 2268 2171 3581 2933 3587 2725 2807 2839 2779 3003
Estimated
Deaths
023260 10000

Red values indicate the earthquakes occurred in Alaska.
Blue values indicate the earthquakes occurred in California.

As more and more seismographs are installed in the world, more earthquakes can be and have been located. However, the number of large earthquakes (magnitude 6.0 and greater) have stayed relatively constant.

Earthquake Information for the 1990s from the table above.