Major Earthquakes around the World, 2014
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
The following table lists the date, location, and magnitude of major earthquakes around the world during 2014.
|April 1||Iquique, Chile||8.2|
|April 2||Iquique, Chile||7.7|
|April 11||Panguna, Papua New Guinea||7.1|
|April 12||Kirakira, Solomon Islands||7.6|
|April 13||Kirakira, Solomon Islands||7.4|
|April 18||Guerrero, Mexico||7.2|
|April 19||Panguna, Papua New Guinea||7.5|
|June 23||Little Sitkin Island, Alaska||7.9|
|Oct. 8||Easter Island, Chile||7.1|
|Oct. 14||Intipuca, El Salvador||7.3|
|Nov. 1||Ndoi Island, Fiji||7.1|
|Nov. 15||Kota Ternate, Indonesia||7.1|
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.