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51. 1983 Coalinga, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.255]
Location: Central California, 20.8 kilometers from Coalinga. Affected area: 205,000 square kilometers. Damage: $31 million. The most serious damage occurred in the eight-block downtown commercial ...


52. 1986 San Salvador, El Salvador Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.43]
At least 1,000 people killed, 10,000 injured, 200,000 homeless and severe damage in the San Salvador area. About 50 fatalities were the result of landslides in the epicentral area. Some damage at ...


53. 1987 Whittier, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.34]
Epicenter: 34.0 degrees N, 118.1 degrees W. Magnitude: 5.9. Damage: $358 million. Eight deaths. The fault which ruptured was located about 11 kilometers below the surface, and 20 kilometers east of ...


54. 1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.45]
On December 12, 1992, a magnitude 7.5 Ms (USGS) earthquake at 05:29 UT occurred in the Flores, Indonesia, region producing a tsunami that reached shore in five minutes. The source was a thrust fault ...


55. 1992 Masachapa, Nicaragua Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.44]
At least 116 people killed, more than 68 missing and over 13,500 left homeless in Nicaragua. At least 1,300 houses and 185 fishing boats were destroyed along the west coast of Nicaragua.


56. 1998 Miyake-Jima, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.48]
At least 2,183 people killed, thousands injured, about 9,500 homeless and about 500 missing as a result of a tsunami generated in the Sissano area. Maximum wave heights estimated at 15 meters. Several ...


57. 1999 Armenia, Columbia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.49]
At least 1,185 people killed, over 700 missing and presumed killed, over 4,750 injured and about 250,000 homeless. The most affected city was Armenia where 907 people were killed and about 60 percent ...


58. 1999 Nantou, Taiwan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.50]
At least 2,297 people killed, 8,700 injured, 600,000 people left homeless and about 82,000 housing units damaged by the earthquake and larger aftershocks. Damage estimated at 14 billion U.S. dollars. ...


59. 2003 Boumerdes and Algiers, Algeria Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.28]
A destructive earthquake of magnitude Mw = 6.8 hit the region of Boumerdes and Algiers (Algeria) on May 21, 2003. This is among the strongest seismic events of the mediterranean region and the most ...


60. 2007 Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.52]
An earthquake measuring 8.1 struck 345 kilometers northwest of the Solomon Islands' capital Honiara at 0740 local time on 2 April. (2040 GMT 1 April). The earthquake created a tsunami causing significant ...


61. 2009 Samoa Islands, Samoa Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.260]
At least 149 people killed in Samoa, 34 killed in American Samoa and 9 killed, 7 injured and 500 displaced on Niuatoputapu, Tonga. Widespread damage to infrastructure occurred at Pago Pago, American ...


62. 2010 Maule, Chile Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.257]
As of May 2010, the number of confirmed deaths stood at 521, with 56 persons still missing. Estimates of economic damage are around $30 billion. According to Ministry of Interior data in May 2010, ...


63. 2010 Port-au-Prince, Haiti Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.258]
According to official estimates, 222,570 people killed, 300,000 injured, 1.3 million displaced, 97,294 houses destroyed and 188,383 damaged in the Port-au-Prince area and in much of southern Haiti. ...


64. 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.259]
The South Island, New Zealand earthquake occurred as part of the aftershock sequence of the M 7.0 September 3, 2010 Darfield, NZ earthquake. It involved oblique-thrust faulting at the easternmost ...


65. null Kirishima, Japan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.269]
The shield volcano consists of more than 20 eruptive centers over a 20 x 30 km area that also includes Japan's first national park. Sixty-nine eruptions have been documented since 742 A.D. Kirishima ...


66. 1886 Charleston, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.244]
Generally referred to as August 31, 1886, as the earthquake occurred at 9:51 pm local time. Eight minutes later there was a severe aftershock. This was the most damaging earthquake to occur in the ...


67. 1933 Long Beach, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.246]
5 kilometers southwest of Newport Beach. Seriously affected area: 1,200 square kilometers. Damage: $40 million. Schools were among the buildings most severely damaged because they were not designed ...


68. 1935 Helena, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.245]
Location: almost directly beneath Helena. Affected area: 363,000 square kilometers. Damage: $4 million. A series of earthquakes beginning on October 3, 1935, shook the area. The strongest of the shocks ...


69. 1952 Kern County, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.247]
South of Bakersfield. Affected area: 414,000 square kilometers. Damage: $50 million. This was the main shock of the series of earthquakes that struck this area. It was the largest earthquake in the ...


70. 1973 Veracruz, Mexico Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.248]
South of Veracruz, southeastern Mexico. Damage: Severe. The earthquake caused heavy damage in the states of Morelos, Puebla, and Veracruz. Thousands were left homeless.


71. 1974 Lima, Peru Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.249]
Near coast of central Peru. Damage: Extensive. Over 2,000 were injured.


72. 1979 El Centro, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.241]
The magnitude 6.9 earthquake caused $30 million property damage and injured 91 people.


73. 1984 Morgan Hill, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.242]
This magnitude 6.2 earthquake caused $30 million in property damage in northern California. The epicenter of the quake was located near Mount Hamilton in the Diablo Range of the California Coast Ranges. ...


74. 1986 Palm Springs, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.243]
The magnitude 6.0 earthquake caused $4.5 million in property damage and injured at least 29 people. Landslides occurred in the area. The shock was felt throughout much of southern California and in ...


75. 1994 Shikotan, Kuril Islands, Russia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.20]
A magnitude 8.1 earthquake occurred in the southern Kurils and on northern Hokkaido on Tuesday, October 5, 1994, (October 4 at 13:23 GMT). It was a sudden event, without any short- term precursors ...


76. 1999 Duzce, Turkey Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.24]
The magnitude 7.2 quake occurred at 6.57 pm local time (16:57 GMT). Duzce lies on the eastern fringe of the region hit by the August 17 quake. Some areas experienced a one-two punch from the 1999 ...


77. 1999 Izmit (Kocaeli), Turkey Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.23]
On August 17, 1999, at 3:02 am local time (00:02 GMT) a magnitude (Mw) 7.4 earthquake occurred on the northern Anatolian fault. The epicenter was located very close to the south shore of the Bay of ...


78. 1906 San Francisco, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.12]
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the largest event (magnitude 8.3) to occur in the conterminous United States in the 20th Century. Recent estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 people lost ...


79. 1959 Hebgen Lake, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.1]
The magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 28 people and caused $11 million property damage. Affected area: 1,554,000 sq km


80. 1964 Prince William Sound, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.2]
The earthquake was one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on the North American Continent. It was a magnitude 8.4 earthquake, felt over 500,000 square miles. This great earthquake and ensuing ...


81. 1980 Campania, Italy Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.11]
The magnitude 6.8 earthquake killed over 3,000, injured 7,750, and caused severe property damage. An additional 1,575 were reported missing and presumed dead. 250,000 were reported to be homeless. ...


82. 1985 Mexico City, Mexico Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.13]
The magnitude 8.1 earthquake occurred off the Pacific coast of Mexico. The damage was concentrated in a 25 square km area of Mexico City, 350 km from the epicenter. The underlying geology and geologic ...


83. 1988 Leninakan-Spitak-Kirovakan, Armenia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.10]
The magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook northwestern Armenia, and was followed four minutes later by a magnitude 5.8 aftershock. The earthquakes affected an area 80 kilometers in diameter. This set includes ...


84. 1989 Loma Prieta, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.14]
The magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred near Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz mountains. Movement occurred along a 40-km segment of the San Andreas fault from southwest of Los Gatos to north of San Juan ...


85. 1990 Northern, Iran Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.15]
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred in the Gilan Province between the towns of Rudbar and Manjil in northern Iran on Thursday, June 21, 1990 (June 20 at 21:00 GMT). The event, the largest ever to ...


86. 1992 Landers and Big Bear, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.17]
Southern California residents were rudely awakened Sunday morning June 28, 1992 at 04:57 am (June 28 at 11:57 GMT), by an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 (Ms) followed by a smaller 6.7 (Ms) magnitude ...


87. ESRI Data and Maps [ESRI_DM]
ESRI Data & Maps is preconfigured to work with ESRI's software products and is also bundled with ArcGIS software and solutions products such as ArcGIS Business ...


88. Global Multihazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_MULTI_HFD]
Global Multihazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid presenting a simple multihazard index based solely on summated single-hazard decile values. The hazards of interest include cyclones, ...


89. Possible Costs Associated with Investigating and Mitigating Some Geologic Hazards in Rural Parts of San Mateo County, California [USGS_OFR_00127]
These susceptibility maps and the cost assessment data allow landowners in rural western San Mateo County to determine if their property is impacted by deep-seated landslide and debris flow hazards ...


90. Geologic Map of the Telegraph Peak 7.5 min. quadrangle, San Bernardino County, California, USGS OFR 01-293 [USGS_OFR01-293]
The data set for the Telegraph 7.5' quadrangle was prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP) and the California Division of Mines as part of an ongoing ...


91. High-Resolution Marine Seismic Reflection Data From the San Francisco Bay Area, USGS/OFR 00-494 [USGS_OFR00-494]
Marine seismic reflection data are used to image and map sedimentary and structural features of the seafloor and subsurface. These data are useful in mapping faults (such as the San Andreas and Hayward ...


92. Preliminary Soil-Slip Susceptibility Maps, Southwestern California [USGS_OFR-03-17]
Introduction This group of maps shows relative susceptibility of hill slopes to the initiation sites of rainfall-triggered soil slip-debris flows in southwestern California. As such, the maps offer ...


93. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


94. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


95. U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver [USGS_PHOTO_LIBRARY]
This on-line system provides access to over 30,000 photographs dating from 1868 to the present. Photographs will be continually added. Captions are currently being edited for punctuation errors, ...


96. USGS Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change [USGS_EARTHSHOTS]
Earthshots is an ebook of before-and-after Landsat images (1972-present), showing recent environmental events and introducing remote sensing. Earthshots comes from the U.S. Geological Survey's EROS ...


97. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


98. Waves/Surges - Killed People [geodata_0603]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


99. Disasters of Natural Origin - Affected People [geodata_0436]
Affected: People requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency, i.e. requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance (included ...


100. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People [geodata_0438]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


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