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megimoo
03-14-2010, 09:32 PM
Significant Earthquake and News Headlines
# Magnitude 6.6 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN March 14, 2010
# Magnitude 6.9 LIBERTADOR O HIGGINS, CHILE March 11, 2010
# Magnitude 6.1 EASTERN TURKEY March 08, 2010
# Magnitude 6.8 SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA March 05, 2010
# Magnitude 6.6 OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE March 05, 2010
# Magnitude 8.8 OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE February 27, 2010
# Magnitude 7.0 RYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPAN February 26, 2010
# Magnitude 6.9 CHINA-RUSSIA-NORTH KOREA BORDER REGION February 18, 2010
# Magnitude 5.9 OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA February 04, 2010
# Magnitude 7.0 HAITI REGION January 12, 2010

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/
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Largest and Deadliest Earthquakes by Year
1990 - 2009

Largest Earthquakes Deadliest Earthquakes
Year Date Magnitude Fatalities Region Date Magnitude Fatalities Region
2010 02/27 8.8 unknown Offshore Maule, Chile 01/12 7.0 222,570 Haiti
2009 09/29 8.1 192 Samoa Islands region 09/30 7.5 1,117 Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
2008 05/12 7.9 87,587 Eastern Sichuan, China 05/12 7.9 87,587 Eastern Sichuan, China
2007 09/12 8.5 25 Southern Sumatera, Indonesia 08/15 8.0 514 Near the Coast of Central Peru
2006 11/15 8.3 0 Kuril Islands 05/26 6.3 5,749 Java, Indonesia
2005 03/28 8.6 1,313 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia 10/08 7.6 80,361 Pakistan
2004 12/26 9.1 227,898 Off West Coast of N Sumatra 12/26 9.1 227,898 Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra
2003 09/25 8.3 0 Hokkaido, Japan Region 12/26 6.6 31,000 Southeastern Iran
2002 11/03 7.9 0 Central Alaska 03/25 6.1 1,000 Hindu KushRegion,
Afghanistan
2001 06/23 8.4 138 Near Coast of Peru 01/26 7.7 20,023 India
2000 11/16 8.0 2 New Ireland Region, P.N.G. 06/04 7.9 103 Southern Sumatera, Indonesia
1999 09/20 7.7 2,297 Taiwan 08/17 7.6 17,118 Turkey
1998 03/25 8.1 0 Balleny Islands Region 05/30 6.6 4,000 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/year/byyear.php

Big Guy
03-14-2010, 09:38 PM
OMG,....... It's getting closer and closer to 2012. IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD!!!!!:D