Saturday, June 03, 2006

All Shook Up

The Significant Earthquake Database contains information on destructive earthquakes from 2150 B.C. to the present that meet at least one of the following criteria; moderate damage (approximately $1 million or more), 10 or more deaths, magnitude 7.5 or greater, modified Mercalli Intensity X or greater, or the earthquake caused a tsunami. The events were gathered from scientific and scholarly sources, regional and worldwide catalogs, and individual event reports.


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