Major Earthquakes around the World, 2014

The following table lists the date, location, and magnitude of major earthquakes around the world during 2014.

Date Location Magnitude 1
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
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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