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A Recap of 2011 Earthquakes

Rail-line buckles from EQ, in Christchurch, NZ

January

January 01, 2011 – Magnitude 7.0 – Santiago Del Estero, Argentina
January 02, 2011 – Magnitude 7.1 – Araucania, Chile
January 09, 2011 – Magnitude 6.6 – Vanuatu
January 13, 2011 – Magnitude 7.0 – Loyalty Islands
January 18, 2011 – Magnitude 7.2 – Southern-western Pakistan

February

February 10, 2011 – Magnitude 6.5 – Celebes Sea
February 11, 2011 – Magnitude 6.8 – Offshore Bio-bio, Chile
February 14, 2011 – Magnitude 6.6 – Offshore Maule, Chile
February 21, 2011 – Magnitude 6.1 – South Island of New Zealand

March

March 06, 2011 – Magnitude 6.5 – South Sandwich Islands
March 07, 2011 – Magnitude 6.6 – Solomon Islands
March 09, 2011 – Magnitude 7.3 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
March 09, 2011 – Magnitude 6.5 – New Britain, Papua New Guinea
March 11, 2011 – Magnitude 9.0 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
March 11, 2011 – Magnitude 7.9 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
March 17, 2011 – Magnitude 6.3 – Vanuatu
March 22, 2011 – Magnitude 6.6 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
March 24, 2011 – Magnitude 6.9 – Myanmar

April

April 03, 2011 – Magnitude 6.7 – South of Java, Indonesia
April 07, 2011 – Magnitude 6.5 – Veracruz, Mexico
April 07, 2011 – Magnitude 7.1 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
April 11, 2011 – Magnitude 7.1 – Eastern Honshu, Japan
April 23, 2011 – Magnitude 6.9 – Solomon Islands

May

May 10, 2011 – Magnitude 6.8 – Loyalty Islands
May 19, 2011 – Magnitude 5.8 – Western Texas, US

June

June 13, 2011 – Magnitude 6.0 – South Island of New Zealand
June 24, 2011 – Magnitude 7.2 – Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

July

July 06, 2011 – Magnitude 7.6 – Kermadec Islands Region
July 10, 2011 – Magnitude 7.0 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
July 19, 2011 – Magnitude 6.1 – Kyrgtyzstan
July 29, 2011 – Magnitude 6.7 – South of the Fiji Islands
July 31, 2011 – Magnitude 6.8 – Near North Coast of New Guinea, PNG

August

August 19, 2011 – Magnitude 6.3 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
August 20, 2011 – Magnitude 7.1 – Vanuatu
August 20, 2011 – Magnitude 7.0 – Vanuatu
August 23, 2011 – Magnitude 5.3 – Colorado, US
August 23, 2011 – Magnitude 5.8 – Virginia, US
August 24, 2011 – Magnitude 6.8 – Northern Peru
August 30, 2011 – Magnitude 6.8 – Banda Sea

September

September 02, 2011 – Magnitude 6.3 – Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
September 02, 2011 – Magnitude 6.7 – Santiago Del Estero, Argentina
September 03, 2011 – Magnitude 7.0 – Vanuatu
September 05, 2011 – Magnitude 6.6 – Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
September 09, 2011 – Magnitude 6.4 – Vancouver Island Region, Canada
September 15, 2011 – Magnitude 7.3 – Fiji Region
September 16, 2011 – Magnitude 6.7 – Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
September 18, 2011 – Magnitude 6.9 – India-Nepal Border
September 19, 2011 – Magnitude 5.8 – Guatemala, Guatemala

October

October 07, 2011 – Magnitude 6.1 – South of the Kermadec Islands
October 13, 2011 – Magnitude 5.3 – Off Coast of Oregon, US
October 14, 2011 – Magnitude 6.5 – Eastern New Guinea, PNG
October 21, 2011 – Magnitude 7.4 – Kermadec Islands Region
October 23, 2011 – Magnitude 7.1 – Eastern Turkey
October 28, 2011 – Magnitude 6.9 – Near Coast of Central Peru

November

November 01, 2011 – Magnitude 6.3 – Revilla Gigedo Islands Region
November 06, 2011 – Magnitude 5.6 – Oklahoma, US
November 08, 2011 – Magnitude 6.9 – North East of Taiwan
November 14, 2011 – Magnitude 6.3 – Molucca Sea
November 22, 2011 – Magnitude 6.6 – Beni, Bolivia

December

December 11, 2011 – Magnitude 6.5 – Guerrero, Mexico
December 14, 2011 – Magnitude 7.1 – Eastern New Guinea, PNG
December 23, 2011 – Magnitude 5.8 – South Island of New Zealand
December 27, 2011 – Magnitude 6.6 – South-western Siberia, Russia

Of the average of 134 6-6.9 magnitude earthquakes and 15 7-7.9 magnitude earthquakes, there were 182 6-6.9 and 19 7-7.9 magnitude earthquakes in 2011.

Note: This is one year. Go back to the 60s, at the least, to see notable trends that are more calculating and true to the nature of seismicity.

This was put together as a reference point for 2012 seismic activity.

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