Today in Earthquake History

Earthquake History for October 10th

  •  M5.5 - El Salvador, 1986

    One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
    At least 1,000 people killed, 10,000 injured, 200,000 homeless and severe damage and landslides in the San Salvador area. Some damage at Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Felt strongly in parts of Guatemala and Honduras.
  •  M7.7 - Algeria, 1980

    One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
    At least 5,000 people killed, 9,000 injured and extensive damage in the El Asnam area. Felt throughout northwestern Algeria and in southeastern Spain. Approximately 42 kilometers of surface rupture observed.

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