Today in Earthquake History

Earthquake History for October 6th

  •  M6.8 - Sumatra, 1995

    Eighty-four people killed, 2,178 injured, nearly 65,000 homeless and over 18,900 homes and buildings damaged or destroyed in Jambi Province. Landslides occurred in the epicentral area. Felt in many parts of central Sumatera and as far as southern Malaysia and Singapore.
    From Significant Earthquakes of the World 1995.
  •  M5.7 - Ecuador, 1976

    The earthquake was centered about 90 kilometers southeast of Quito. The earthquake killed nine and injured many. The earthquake destroyed 60 to 70% of the houses in Pastocalle, previously damaged by a number of smaller earthquakes
    From Significant Earthquakes of the World 1976, and Earthquake Information Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 2.
  •  M7.0 - Turkey, 1964

    Thirty-six killed, several injured, extensive property damage in western Turkey. Crevasses and hot springs appeared in epicentral area. Felt widely throughout Black Sea region.
    From United States Earthquakes, 1964.

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