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Major world earthquakes of 2012

A list of major earthquakes in the world in 2012, according to the US Geological Survey.

delhi Updated: Apr 11, 2012 21:25 IST

A list of major earthquakes in the world in 2012, according to the US Geological Survey.


Magnitude 8.2 off west coast of Sumatra, April 11
Magnitude 8.6 off west coast of Sumatra, April 11
Magnitude 7.1 Maule, Chile, March 25
Magnitude 6.6 New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, March 21
Magnitude 7.4 Oaxaca, Mexico, March 20
Magnitude 6.9 off Honshu, Japan, March 14
Magnitude 6.7 Vanuatu, March 9
Magnitude 4.0 San Francisco Bay area, California, March 5
Magnitude 6.6 Off Loyalty islands, March 3
Magnitude 6.7 Siberia, Russia, Feb 26
Magnitude 6.0 Off Oregon, Feb 15
Magnitude 6.4 Solomon islands, Feb 14
Magnitude 5.6 California, Feb 13
Magnitude 6.7 Negros-Cebu region, Philippines, Feb 6
Magnitude 7.1 Vanuatu, Feb 2
Magnitude 6.3 near coast of Peru, Jan 30
Magnitude 6.6 Shetland islands, Jan 15
Magnitude 7.2 Off Sumatra, Jan 10
Magnitude 6.6 Santa Cruz islands, Jan 9
Magnitude 6.8 Izu islands, Japan region, Jan 1