Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2013

The following table gives the number of people who died in major earthquakes in 2013. The magnitude of each earthquake is also shown. Magnitudes listed are moment magnitudes, the newest, most uniformly applicable magnitude scale.

Date Region Magnitude Number
killed
Feb. 6 Santa Cruz Islands 8.0 18
April 9 Bushehr Province, Iran 6.3 37
April 16 Baluchestan Province, Iran 7.7 35
April 20 Lushan County, China 6.6 193
April 24 Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan 5.6 18
July 2 Aceh, Indonesia 6.1 35
July 22 Gansu, China 5.9 95
Sept. 24 Balochistan, Pakistan 7.7 825
Sept. 28 Balochistan, Pakistan 6.8 22
Oct. 15 Bohol Island, Philippines 7.2 222
Source: various

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