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Earthquakes Magnitude 7.0 and Greater in 2007

Earthquakes Magnitude 7.0 and Greater in 2007

Earthquakes Magnitude 7.0 and Greater in 2007
Year Month Day Time
UTC
Latitude Longitude Depth
(km)
Magnitude Region
1. 2007 01 13 04:23:21.1 46.243 154.524 10 8.1 East of the Kuril Islands
2. 2007 01 21 11:27:45.0 1.065 126.282 22 7.5 Molucca Sea
3. 2007 03 25 00:40:01.6 -20.617 169.357 34 7.1 Vanuatu
4. 2007 04 01 20:39:58.7 -8.466 157.043 24 8.1 Solomon Islands
5. 2007 08 01 17:08:51.4 -15.595 167.680 120 7.2 Vanuatu
6. 2007 08 08 17:05:04.9 -5.859 107.419 228 7.5 Java, Indonesia
7. 2007 08 15 23:40:57.8 -13.386 -76.603 39 8.0 Near the Coast of Central Peru
8. 2007 09 02 01:05:18.1 -11.610 165.762 35 7.2 Santa Cruz Islands
9. 2007 09 12 11:10:26.8 -4.438 101.367 34 8.5 Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
10. 2007 09 12 23:49:03.7 -2.625 100.841 35 7.9 Kepulauan Mentawai region, Indonesia
11. 2007 09 13 03:35:28.7 -2.130 99.627 22 7.0 Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia
12. 2007 09 28 13:38:57.8 22.013 142.668 260 7.5 Volcano Islands, Japan Region
13. 2007 09 30 05:23:34.0 -49.271 164.115 10 7.4 Auckland Islands, New Zealand region
14. 2007 10 31 03:30:15.9 18.900 145.388 207 7.2 Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands
15. 2007 11 14 15:40:50.5 -22.247 -69.890 40 7.7 Antofagasta, Chile
16. 2007 11 29 19:00:20.4 14.944 -61.274 156 7.4 Martinique region, Windward Islands
17. 2007 12 09 07:28:20.8 -25.996 -177.514 153 7.8 South of the Fiji Islands
18. 2007 12 19 09:30:27.9 51.350 -178.509 34 7.2 Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

South Latitudes and West Longitudes are indicated by NEGATIVE numbers.

Source: USGS NEIC PDE catalog; Data are preliminary.


Frequency of Occurrence of Earthquakes

Magnitude Average Annually
8 and higher 1 ¹
7 - 7.9 17 ²
6 - 6.9 134 ²
5 - 5.9 1319 ²
4 - 4.9 13,000
(estimated)
3 - 3.9 130,000
(estimated)
2 - 2.9 1,300,000
(estimated)
¹ Based on observations since 1900.
² Based on observations since 1990.

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