Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2004

Date Region Magnitude Number
killed
Jan. 1 Bali Region, Indonesia 5.8 1
Feb. 5 Papua, Indonesia 7.0 37
Feb. 14 Pakistan 5.5 24
Feb. 16 Southern Sumatra, Indonesia 5.2 5
Feb. 24 Burundi 4.7 3
Feb. 24 Near north coast of Morocco 6.4 628
March 1 Eastern Turkey 3.8 6
March 25 Eastern Turkey 5.6 10
April 5 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan 6.6 3
May 1 Taiwan 5.2 2
May 8 Pakistan 4.4 1
May 28 Northern Iran 6.3 35
July 1 Eastern Turkey 5.4 18
July 12 Slovenia 5.0 1
July 18 North Island of New Zealand 5.6 1
July 18 Central Afghanistan 5.1 2
July 30 Eastern Turkey 4.8 1
Aug. 10 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan 6.0 2
Aug. 10 Sichuan-Yunnan-Guizhou region, China 5.1 4
Aug. 11 Eastern Turkey 5.5 1
Sept. 7 Catamarca, Argentina 6.4 1
Sept. 15 Bali, Indonesia 5.2 1
Oct. 23 Honshu, Japan 6.6. 40
Nov. 11 Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia 7.5 34
Nov. 20 Costa Rica 6.4 8
Nov. 21 Leeward Islands 6.3 1
Nov. 26 Papua, Indonesia 7.1 32
Dec. 1 Papua, Indonesia 5.5 1
Dec 26 Western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia 9.0 275,950
Total     276,950
1. As of Jan. 17, 2005.
Source: National Earthquake Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey.

 

Major Earthquakes around the World, 2004 Earthquakes Deaths from Magnitude 8.0 and Greater Earthquakes Since 1990

 

 
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