Deadly earthquakes of October 25, 19XX – Mexico, Indonesia, Afghanistan and China

Earthquake in China

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MW 7.2   25-10-1981    Depth 19 km    Mexico – killing 9 people
One person killed, 11 injured, and damage at Mexico City.  Two     people killed, 17 injured and extensive damage in Michoacan.  Felt hroughout southern Mexico.  The focal mechanism is poorly controlled and corresponds to reverse  faulting.
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MW 6.5   25-10-1983    Depth 26.6 km    Indonesia – killing 2 people
No specific details found
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MW 5.8   25-10-1990    Depth 110.2 km    Afghanistan – killing 11 people
HINDU KUSH REGION. Eleven people killed, more then 250 injured and damage in the Chitral-Mardan-Malakand area, Pakistan. Felt throughout northern and central Pakistan. Also felt in northwestern India. Felt (IV) at Ishkashim; (III) at Andizhan, Dushanbe,       Dzhirgatal, Fergana, Khorog, Kulyab, Nurek and Tashkent; (II) at Samarkand, USSR.
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MW 5.8   25-10-2003    Depth 12 km    China – killing 9 people
GANSU-QINGHAI BORDER REGION, CHINA. At least nine people killed, more than 43 injured and thousands homeless; 10,000 houses destroyed and 45,000 damaged; 2 reservoirs damaged; 16,000 livestock killed in Minle and Shandan Counties. Damage estimated at 40 million U.S. dollars.
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