Major Earthquakes around the World, 2013
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
The following table lists the date, location, and magnitude of major earthquakes around the world during 2013.
|Jan. 5||Craig, Alaska||7.5|
|Jan. 30||Vallenar, Chile||6.8|
|Feb. 2||Obihiro, Japan||6.9|
|Feb. 6||Solomon Islands||8.0|
|Feb. 8||Solomon Islands||7.1|
|April 6||Papua Province, Indonesia||7.0|
|April 16||Iran-Pakistan Border||7.7|
|April 19||Kuril Islands||7.2|
|May 23||Vaini, Tonga||7.4|
|July 7||Kandrian, Papua New Guinea||7.3|
|July 15||South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands||7.3|
|Aug. 30||Aleutian Islands, Alaska||7.0|
|Sept. 24||Awaran, Pakistan||7.7|
|Sept. 25||Acari, Peru||7.1|
|Oct. 15||Sagbayan, Philippines||7.1|
|Oct. 25||Honshu, Japan||7.1|
|Nov. 17||Coronation Island, Antarctica||7.7|
|Nov. 25||Falkland Islands||7.0|
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.