Mediterranean Basin

and the World around it

Mediterranean Basin : significant earthquakes

significant earthquakers

The 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.

UPDATED : 2006-12-23

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