Major Earthquakes around the World, 2010
The following table lists the date, location, and magnitude of major earthquakes around the world during 2010.
Recent Earthquakes Worldwide Major Earthquakes around the World, 2007
|Feb. 27||Maule region, Chile||8.8|
|March 15||Biobío Region, Chile||7.2|
|April 4||Baja California, Mexico||7.2|
|April 6||Sumatra, Indonesia||7.7|
|May 9||Sumatra, Indonesia||7.2|
|June 13||Nicobar Islands, India||7.5|
|July 24||Mindanao, Philippines||7.6|
|August 10||Port Vila, Vanuatu||7.5|
|Dec. 21||Bonin Islands, Japan||7.4|
|Dec. 25||Coast of Vanuatu||7.3|
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.