Major Earthquakes around the World, 2007
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
|Jan. 12||East of the Kuril Islands||8.1|
|Jan. 21||Molucca Sea||7.5|
|April 1||Solomon Islands||8.1|
|Sept. 13||Sumatra, Indonesia||8.4|
|Nov. 14||South America||7.7|
|Nov. 25||Sumbawa region, Indonesia||6.5|
|Nov. 29||Martinique region, Windward Islands||7.4|
|Dec. 9||Minas Gerais, Brazil||4.9|
|Dec. 20||Off east coast of the North Island, New Zealand||6.6|
Source: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology:
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.