Large and Deadly Earthquakes This Year

Earthquakes Magnitude 7 and Greater

Earthquakes Magnitude 7.0 and Greater in 2012
Year Month Day Time
UTC
Latitude Longitude Depth
(km)
Magnitude Region
1. 2012 01 10 18:36:59 2.433 93.210 19 7.2 Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra
2. 2012 02 02 13:34:40 -17.827 167.133 23 7.1 Vanuatu
3. 2012 03 20 18:02:47 16.493 -98.231 20 7.4 Oaxaca, Mexico
4. 2012 03 25 22:37:06 -35.200 -72.217 41 7.1 Maule, Chile
5. 2012 04 11 08:38:36 2.327 93.063 20 8.6 off the west coast of Northern Sumatra
6. 2012 04 11 10:43:10 0.802 92.463 25 8.2 off the west coast of Northern Sumatra
7. 2012 04 12 07:15:48 28.696 -113.106 13 7.0 Gulf of California
8. 2012 08 14 02:59:42 49.784 145.126 626 7.7 Sea of Okhotsk
9. 2012 08 27 04:37:19 12.139 -88.590 28 7.3 Offshore El Salvador
10. 2012 08 31 12:47:33 10.819 126.627 28 7.6 Philippine Islands region
11. 2012 09 05 14:42:07 10.099 -85.308 35 7.6 Costa Rica
12. 2012 09 30 16:31:35 1.929 -76.362 170 7.3 Colombia
13. 2012 10 28 03:04:11 52.769 -131.927 17.5 7.7 Queen Charlotte Islands region
14. 2012 11 07 16:35:46 13.977 -91.876 24 7.4 Offshore Guatemala
15. 2012 12 07 08:18:24 37.89 144.09 36.1 7.3 OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
16. 2012 12 10 16:53:09 -6.52 129.81 157.6 7.1 BANDA SEA
17. 2013 01 05 08:58:19 55.29 -134.73 9.6 7.7 SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA
18. 2013 02 06 01:12:23 -10.75 165.09 5.8 8.0 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
19. 2013 02 06 01:54:15 -10.48 165.77 9.8 7.0 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
20. 2013 02 08 11:12:12 -10.93 165.87 10.0 7.1 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
21. 2013 02 06 01:23:19 -11.25 164.93 10.1 7.1 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION
22. 2013 02 08 15:26:39 -10.91 165.96 27.0 7.0 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
23. 2013 02 09 14:16:06 1.14 -77.36 129.3 7.0 COLOMBIA
24. 2013 04 06 04:42:36 -3.53 138.46 75.1 7.1 PAPUA, INDONESIA
25. 2013 04 16 10:44:13 28.06 62.08 15.2 7.8 IRAN-PAKISTAN BORDER REGION
26. 2013 04 19 03:05:53 46.18 150.80 122.3 7.2 KURIL ISLANDS
27. 2013 05 14 00:32:25 18.75 145.26 603.4 7.0 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS
28. 2013 05 23 17:19:04 -23.03 -177.11 171.4 7.4 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS
29. 2013 05 24 05:44:49 54.87 153.33 601.8 8.2 SEA OF OKHOTSK
30. 2013 07 07 18:35:30 -3.94 153.88 378.8 7.2 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.

Deaths from Earthquakes

Deaths from Earthquakes in 2012
Date
UTC
Region Magnitude Number Killed *
2012 02 06 Negros-Cebu region, Philippines 6.7 113
2012 03 20 Oaxaca, Mexico 7.4 2
2012 03 25 Maule, Chile 7.1 1
2012 04 11 off the west coast of Northern Sumatra 8.6 10
2012 04 17 Valparaiso, Chile 6.7 2
2012 05 12 Tajikistan 5.7 1
2012 05 20 Northern Italy 6.0 7
2012 05 29 Northern Italy 5.8 17
2012 06 11 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan 5.7 75
2012 06 24 Sichuan-Yunnan border region, China 5.5 4
2012 07 20 Jiangsu, China 4.9 1
2012 08 11 Northwestern Iran 6.4 306
2012 08 18 Sulawesi, Indonesia 6.3 6
2012 08 31 Philippine Islands region 7.6 1
2012 09 05 Costa Rica 7.6 2
2012 09 07 Sichuan-Yunnan-Guizhou region, China 5.5 81
2012 11 07 Offshore Guatemala 7.4 139
Total 768