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Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2007

DateRegionMagnitudeNumber
killed
Jan. 21Molucca Sea7.54
March 6Southern Sumatra, Indonesia6.467
March 25Near the west coast of Honshu, Japan6.71
April 1Solomon Islands8.154
June 2Yunnan, China6.13
July 16Near the west coast of Honshu, Japan6.69
July 21Tajikistan5.212
Aug. 2Tatar Strait, Russia6.22
Aug. 15coast of central Peru8.0519
Sept. 13Sumatra, Indonesia8.425
Nov. 14South America7.72
Nov. 25Sumbawa region, Indonesia6.53
Nov. 29Martinique region, Windward Islands7.41
Dec. 9Minas Gerais, Brazil4.91
Dec. 20Off east coast of the North Island, New Zealand6.61

Source: National Earthquake Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey:
Earthquake Hazards Program: Magnitude 7 and Greater Earthquakes in 2007

 

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