Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2015

The following table lists the date, location, and magnitude of major earthquakes around the world during 2015.

Date Location Magnitude 1 Number
killed
April 25 central Nepal 7.8 8,000+
Sept. 16 Chile 8.3 5
Oct. 26 South Asia 7.5 364
Source: various

NOTE: A major earthquake is defined here as having a magnitude of 6.0 or more.
1. Unless otherwise indicated, magnitudes listed are moment magnitudes, the newest, most uniformly applicable magnitude scale.

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