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51. 1975 Lice, Turkey Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.250]   PARENT METADATA
Eastern Turkey. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck the Turkish district of Lice at 12:20 local time (09:20 UTC) on September 6, 1975, killing 2,311 people. The epicenter was located near the town ...


52. 1976 Esmeraldas, Ecuador Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.251]   PARENT METADATA
Northwestern Ecuador. Damage: Severe.


53. 1976 Los Amateos, Guatemala Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.9]   PARENT METADATA
The magnitude 7.5 earthquake killed 23,000, injured 76,000, and caused $1,100 million in property damage. It was felt over 100,000 square kilometers and was accompanied by extensive surface faulting.


54. 1976 Tangshan, China Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.252]   PARENT METADATA
Northeastern China. Damage: $5,600 million. The death toll (240,000) was one of largest in recorded history from an earthquake. In addition, around 800,000 were injured. Extensive damage occurred ...


55. 1977 Bucharest, Romania Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.41]   PARENT METADATA
1,500 reported killed, 10,500 injured, and extensive damage in the Bucharest area. Bulgaria reported 20 killed and 165 injured. Moscow reported some damage in the Soviet Republic of Moldavia. ...


56. 1979 Cadoux, Australia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.253]   PARENT METADATA
Western Australia. Damage: $1.5 million.


57. 1979 El Centro, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.241]   PARENT METADATA
The magnitude 6.9 earthquake caused $30 million property damage and injured 91 people.


58. 1980 Campania, Italy Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.11]   PARENT METADATA
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. ...


59. 1980 El Asnam, Algeria Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.254]   PARENT METADATA
This 7.3 magnitude earthquake killed 5,000 people and caused severe damage. Location: Northern Algeria. Damage: $3,000 million. About 9,000 were injured. Extensive damage occurred in the El Asnam ...


60. 1980 Livermore, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.33]   PARENT METADATA
There was considerable damage to facilities at the Lawrence Livermore Lab.


61. 1980 Mount Saint Helens, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.42]   PARENT METADATA
An earthquake occurred at 15 32 UT, only seconds before the explosion that began the eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano. This eruption and blast blew off the top of the volcano, reducing its elevation ...


62. 1981 Westmorland, Calipatria, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.36]   PARENT METADATA
Magnitude 6.3. Damage $1-$3 million. Subsidence was reported on several rural roads in the area. Liquefaction caused scores of mudpots, and oozing soil in nearby fields. One country road west of Westmorland ...


63. 1983 Akita, Honshu, Japan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.31]   PARENT METADATA
The tsunami generated by a magnitude 7.9 (Mw) earthquake destroyed 700 boats and 59 houses for a total of $800 million in property damage in Japan (1983 dollars). One hundred and four people drowned ...


64. 1983 Borah Peak, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.39]   PARENT METADATA
The magnitude 7.2 earthquake of October 28, 1983, near Borah Peak, Idaho.


65. 1983 Coalinga, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.255]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


66. 1984 Morgan Hill, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.242]   PARENT METADATA
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. ...


67. 1985 Mexico City, Mexico Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.13]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


68. 1986 Palm Springs, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.243]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


69. 1986 San Salvador, El Salvador Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.43]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


70. 1987 Whittier, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.34]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


71. 1988 Leninakan-Spitak-Kirovakan, Armenia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.10]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


72. 1989 Loma Prieta, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.14]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


73. 1990 Northern, Iran Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.15]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


74. 1991 Pinatubo, Philippines Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.53]   PARENT METADATA
Mount Pinatubo is an andesitic island arc volcano, located on the southwestern part of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Prior to 1991, it had been dormant for more than 635 years. After months ...


75. 1992 Cape Mendocino, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.16]   PARENT METADATA
On April 25, 1992 at 11:06 am local time (April 25 at 18:06 GMT), a magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred in the Cape Mendocino area. Two additional earthquakes, magnitudes 6.6 and 6.7 occurred the next ...


76. 1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.45]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


77. 1992 Landers and Big Bear, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.17]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


78. 1992 Masachapa, Nicaragua Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.44]   PARENT METADATA
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.


79. 1992 Mount Spurr, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.261]   PARENT METADATA
Following 39 years of inactivity, Crater Peak vent on the south flank of Mount Spurr volcano burst into eruption at 7:04 a.m. Alaska daylight time (ADT) on June 27, 1992. The Municipality of Anchorage ...


80. 1993 Hokkaido, Japan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.46]   PARENT METADATA
On July 12, 1993, a magnitude 7.6 Ms (7.7 Mw) (HRV) earthquake at 13:17 UT in the Sea of Japan near Hokkaido caused a back-arc tsunami that caused damage in all of the countries bordering the Sea ...


81. 1994 Northridge, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.18]   PARENT METADATA
At 4:31 am local time (12:31 GMT) on Monday, January 17, 1994, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake twenty miles west northwest of downtown Los Angeles awoke nearly everyone in southern California. Damage was ...


82. 1994 Shikotan, Kuril Islands, Russia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.20]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


83. 1995 Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe), Japan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.19]   PARENT METADATA
On the morning of January 17, 1995 (January 16 at 20:46 GMT), a major earthquake occurred near the City of Kobe, Japan. The greatest intensity of shaking for the 6.9 magnitude earthquake was in a ...


84. 1998 Miyake-Jima, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.48]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


85. 1999 Armenia, Columbia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.49]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


86. 1999 Duzce, Turkey Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.24]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


87. 1999 Fontainebleau Wildfire study [CSU_fueltreatment_Fontainebleauwildfirestudy]
The data are from the 1999 Fontainebleau wildfire that burned into an area that had previously been treated with 3 prescribed fires (1988, 1992, and 1998) in the ...


88. 1999 Izmit (Kocaeli), Turkey Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.23]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


89. 1999 Megram Wildfire Study [CSU_fueltreatments_megramwildfire]
The data are from the 1999 Megram wildfire that burned into an area of the Six Rivers National Forest that had been affected by a blowdown event in the winter of 1995-96. Surface fuels ...


90. 1999 Nantou, Taiwan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.50]   PARENT METADATA
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. ...


91. 2000 Cerro Grande Wildfire study [CSU_fueltreatment_CerroGrandeNM]
The data are from the 2000 Cerro Grande wildfire that burned into an area of the Santa Fe National Forest that had received extensive fuel treatments since 1994 that included ...


92. 2000 Hi Meadow Wildfire Study [CSU_fueltreatment_HiMeadow]
The data are from the 2000 Hi Meadow wildfire that burned into an area of the Pike National Forest that had received extensive fuel treatments since 1990 that included mechanical ...


93. 2002 Volcanic Activity in Alaska and Kamchatka: Summary of Events and Response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory [USGS_OFR_2004_1058]
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) tracks activity at the more than 40 historically active volcanoes of the Aleutian Arc. As of December 31, 2002, 24 of these volcanoes are monitored with short-period ...


94. 2003 Boumerdes and Algiers, Algeria Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.28]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


95. 2004 Sumatra, Indonesia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.51]   PARENT METADATA
This is the fourth largest earthquake in the world since 1900 and is the largest since the 1964 Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake. The earthquake caused severe damage and casualties in northern ...


96. 2005 Kashmir, Pakistan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.27]   PARENT METADATA
A devastating earthquake shook the western Himalaya and adjoining regions on the morning of 8th October 2005. The magnitude 7.6 earthquake killed at least 86,000 people, injured more than 69,000 and ...


97. 2007 Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.52]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


98. 2009 Samoa Islands, Samoa Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.260]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


99. 2010 Maule, Chile Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.257]   PARENT METADATA
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, ...


100. 2010 Pacaya, Guatemala Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.262]   PARENT METADATA
A television reporter was killed by a shower of burning rocks when he got too close to the volcano, about 15 miles (25 kilometers) south of Guatemala City. On 29 May, a 90-m-wide lava flow that traveled ...


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