Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2016

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

The following table lists the date, location, and magnitude of major earthquakes around the world during 2016.

DateLocationMagnitude 1Number
Feb. 6Taiwan6.459+
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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