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Raw Data: Major Earthquakes Since 1923

Major earthquakes since 1923:

-- May 1, 2003; southeastern Turkey, 6.4-magnitude; 167 people killed, including 83 children in a collapsed dormitory.

-- Feb. 24, 2003; western China, magnitude 6.3 or 6.8, at least 266 killed.

-- June 22, 2002; northwestern Iran, magnitude 6; at least 500 killed.

-- March 25, 2002; northern Afghanistan, magnitude 5.8, up to 1,000 killed.

-- Jan. 26, 2001; India; magnitude 7.9; at least 2,500 killed. Estimates put death toll as high as 13,000.

-- Sept. 21, 1999; Taiwan; magnitude 7.6; 2,400 killed.

-- Aug. 17, 1999; western Turkey; magnitude 7.4; 17,000 killed.

-- Jan. 25, 1999; western Colombia; magnitude 6; 1,171 killed.

-- May 30, 1998; northern Afghanistan, Tajikistan, magnitude 6.9, As many as 5,000 killed.

-- May 10, 1997; northern Iran; magnitude 7.1; 1,500 killed.

-- Jan. 17, 1995; Kobe, Japan; magnitude 7.2; more than 6,000 killed.

-- Sept. 30, 1993: Latur, India; magnitude 6.0; as many as 10,000 killed.

-- June 21, 1990; northwest Iran; magnitude 7.3 to 7.7; 50,000 killed.

-- Dec. 7, 1988; northwest Armenia; magnitude 6.9; 25,000 killed.

-- Sept. 19, 1985; central Mexico; magnitude 8.1; more than 9,500 killed.

-- Sept. 16, 1978; northeast Iran; magnitude 7.7; 25,000 killed.

-- July 28, 1976; Tangshan, China; magnitude 7.8 to 8.2; 240,000 killed.

-- Feb. 4, 1976; Guatemala; magnitude 7.5; 22,778 killed.

-- Dec. 26, 1939; Erzincan province, Turkey; magnitude 7.9; 33,000 killed.

-- Jan. 24, 1939; Chillan, Chile; magnitude 8.3; 28,000 killed.

-- May 31, 1935; Quetta, India; magnitude 7.5; 50,000 killed.

-- Sept. 1, 1923; Tokyo-Yokohama, Japan; magnitude 8.3; at least 140,000 killed.