above National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) map is a Mediterranean
& surroundings excerpt from the Significant Earthquake Database
which contains information on more than 5,000 destructive
earthquakes from 2150 BC to the present. The included earthquakes
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 generated a tsunami.