Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2011
The following table gives the number of people who died in major earthquakes in 2011. The magnitude of each earthquake is also shown. Magnitudes listed are moment magnitudes, the newest, most uniformly applicable magnitude scale.
|Feb. 21||South Island of New Zealand||6.1||181|
|March 31||Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan||9.0||20,896|
|Sept. 8||Sikkim, India||6.9||111|
|Oct. 23||Eastern Turkey||7.1||604|