Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2014

The following table gives the number of people who died in major earthquakes in 2014. The magnitude of each earthquake is also shown. Magnitudes listed are moment magnitudes, the newest, most uniformly applicable magnitude scale.

Date Region Magnitude Number
April 1 Iquique, Chile 8.2 7
Oct. 14 Nicaragua 7.3 1
April 11 Papua New Guinea 7.1 1
Aug. 3 Ludian County, China 6.1 617
Source: various