Deadly earthquakes of October 31, 19XX – Iran, PNG, Philippines and Italy

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M 6.8   31-10-1956    Depth 35 km    Iran – killing 410 people
Earthquake in Southern Iran.
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M 7.3   31-10-1970    Depth 8.1 km    Papua New Guinea – killing 15 people
No additional data could be found
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M 7.6   31-10-1975    Depth 52.5 km    Philippines – killing 1 person
No additional data could be found
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M 5.7   31-10-2002    Depth 5.7 km    Italy (Molise) – killing 29 people
Twenty-nine people killed at San Giuliano di Puglia. At least 135 people injured and seventy percent of the houses damaged (VIII) in the Campobasso area. Some ground cracks and small landslides were observed in the area. Felt throughout central Italy from Rome to   Brindisi.
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