Major Earthquakes around the World, 2001
|Jan. 1||Mindanao, Philippines||7.5|
|Jan. 9||Vanuatu Islands||7.0|
|Jan. 10||Kodiak Island region, Alaska, U.S.A.||7.1|
|Jan. 13||Off coast of Central America||7.7|
|Jan. 26 ||Gujarat, India||7.7|
|Feb. 13||Southern Sumatera, Indonesia||7.4|
|Feb. 24||Northern Molucca Sea||7.1|
|June 3||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||7.2|
|June 23||Near coast of Peru||8.4|
|July 7||Near coast of Peru||7.6|
|Aug. 21||East of North Island, N.Z.||7.0|
|Oct. 12||South of Mariana Islands||7.0|
|Oct. 19||Banda Sea||7.5|
|Nov. 14||Qinghai-Xinjiang, China||7.8|
|Dec. 12||South of Australia||7.1|
NOTE: A major earthquake is defined here as having a magnitude of 7.0 or more. 1. Unless otherwise indicated, magnitudes listed are moment magnitudes, the newest, most uniformly applicable magnitude scale. Source: National Earthquake Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey.
See also The Ten Largest Earthquakes of the Century and The Largest Earthquakes in the United States.
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