Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for October 6th
- 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.
Significant Earthquakes of the World 1995.
- 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.
- 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.
United States Earthquakes, 1964.
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