Deadly earthquakes of November 29 – Hawaii, Mexico, Indonesia and Martinique

M 7.2   1975    Depth 2.1 km    Hawaii – killing 2 people One of the Largest Earthquakes in the United States. this earthquake struck Hawaii on the morning of November 29, killing two people, injuring several, and inflicting property damage estimated at $4.1 million in Hawaii (including damage caused by the tsunami). It was accompanied by a damaging tsunami, massive ground movements, hundreds of aftershocks, and a brief, small-volume volcanic eruption. The earthquake was felt throughout Hawaii Island, and on Lanai, Molokai, and Oahu.Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow)

M 7.8   1978    Depth 24.8 km    Mexico – killing 9 peopleThis earthquake was centered about 450 kilometers southeast of Mexico City.Seven deaths were reported in the Mexico City area, and at least one death was reported in the epicentral area where a considerable amount of damage was reported.A number of aftershocks followed, but there was no additional damage reported.Google satellite map of the earthquake area

M 7.7   1998    Depth 16 km    Indonesia – killing 41 peopleAt least 34 people killed on Mangole and 153 people injured on Mangole and Taliabu.Seven people killed, 8 injured and several buildings damaged at Manado, Sulawesi.A timber factory sustained extensive damage and dozens of houses destroyed on Mangole.Landslides blocked a highway on Mangole.Felt (VI) at Luwuk and (I) at Palu, Sulawesi. Also felt (IV) on Ternate and (III) on Ambon.Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow)

M 7.4   2007    Depth 156 km    Martinique – killing 1 personOne person killed, at least 100 injured, several buildings damaged or destroyed and power outages occurred on Martinique.two people injured and several buildings destroyed on Barbados. Minor damage occurred on Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent.Power outages occurred on Guadeloupe.Felt (VII) at Fort-de-France and (VI) at Le Lamentin, Martinique. Felt (VII) at Cap Estate, Castries and Soufriere; (VI) at Choc and Gros Islet, Saint Lucia. Also felt (VI) at Bolans, Antigua. Felt (V) on Barbados, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Saint Kitts, Saint Vincent and Trinidad.Felt (IV) at Guaynabo, Humacao, Mayaguez, Rio Grande, San Juan and Trujillo Alto; (III) at Bayamon, Carolina, Catano, Cidra and Juncos, Puerto Rico.Felt (V) on Dominica; (IV) on Anguilla, Bequia, Nevis, Saint Martin, Tobago and Tortola; (III) on Saba, Saint Croix, Saint John, Saint Thomas, Sint Eustatius and at Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica; (II) at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.Felt (V) at Georgetown and Linden, Guyana; (IV) at Lelydorp and (III) at Paramaribo, Suriname; (IV) at Kourou, French Guiana.Felt (IV) at Ciudad Bolivar, Ciudad Guayana and Maturin; (III) at Caracas and Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela.Felt at Armenia and Bogota, Colombia; at Macouria, Montjoly and Remire, French Guiana; at Overwacht, Suriname.Also felt throughout northern Guyana and Venezuela and as far south as Boa Vista, Brazil.Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow)

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Deadly earthquakes of November 29 – Hawaii, Mexico, Indonesia and Martinique


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