Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2015
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
The following table lists the date, location, and magnitude of major earthquakes around the world during 2015.
|April 25||central Nepal||7.8||8,000+|
|Oct. 26||South Asia||7.5||364|
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.