List of earthquakes in 1976

This is a list of earthquakes in 1976. Only earthquakes of magnitude 6 or above are included, unless they result in damage and/or casualties, or are notable for some other reason. All dates are listed according to UTC time. Maximum intensities are indicated on the Mercalli intensity scale and are sourced from United States Geological Survey (USGS) ShakeMap data. The main point of note from this year was the devastation seen across the globe from several catastrophic events. Several countries experienced their worst ever natural disasters. Chronologically, Guatemala in February suffered 23,000 deaths. Indonesia in June had an earthquake causing 6,000 deaths. China in July had officially 242,000 deaths from the 1976 Tangshan earthquake. This was the worst toll from an earthquake for over 400 years. Shortly afterwards the Philippines had 8,000 fatalities. Towards the year end Turkey had an event resulting in 5,000 deaths. Although not as devastating Italy had nearly 1,000 deaths in May with subsequent aftershocks causing further destruction.

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Approximate epicenters of the earthquakes in 1976
Strongest magnitude New Zealand, Kermadec Islands (Magnitude 8.0) January 14
Deadliest China, Hebei Province (Magnitude 7.5) July 27, 242,769 deaths
Total fatalities286,873
Number by magnitude
9.0+0
8.0−8.91
7.0−7.913
6.0−6.959
5.0−5.91,665
4.0−4.92,544
← 1975
1977 →

By death tollEdit

Rank Death toll Magnitude Location MMI Depth (km) Date
1 242,769 7.5   China, Hebei Province XI (Extreme) 23.0 July 27
2 23,000 7.5   Guatemala, Izabel Department IX (Violent) 5.0 February 4
3 8,000 7.9   Philippines, Mindanao VIII (Severe) 33.0 August 16
4 6,000 7.1   Indonesia, Papua (province) VII (Very strong) 33.0 June 25
5 5,000 7.3   Turkey, Van Province X (Extreme) 36.0 November 24
6 978 6.5   Italy, Fruili Venezia Giulia X (Extreme) 9.0 May 6
7 573 6.5   Indonesia, Bali VII (Very strong) 40.0 July 14
8 133 7.1   Indonesia, Papua (province) VIII (Severe) 33.0 October 29
= 9 101 6.9   China, Yunnan IX (Violent) 8.0 May 29
= 9 101 7.0   China, Yunnan IX (Violent) 10.0 May 29
= 9 101 7.4   China, Hebei Province IX (Violent) 26.0 July 28
10 49 5.6   Afghanistan, Balkh Province VIII (Severe) 33.0 March 19
11 17 6.2   Iran, South Khorasan Province VIII (Severe) 13.0 November 7
12 11 6.0   Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia IX (Violent) 10.0 September 15
13 10 6.7   Ecuador, Esmeraldas Province VIII (Severe) 9.0 April 9

Listed are earthquakes with at least 10 dead.

By magnitudeEdit

Rank Magnitude Death toll Location MMI Depth (km) Date
= 1 8.0 0   New Zealand, Kermadec Islands VII (Very strong) 33.0 January 14
= 1 8.0 8,000   Philippines, Mindanao VIII (Severe) 33.0 August 16
= 2 7.5 23,000   Guatemala, Izabel Department VIII (Severe) 5.0 February 4
= 2 7.5 242,769   China, Hebei Province XI (Extreme) 23.0 July 27
3 7.4 101   China, Hebei Province IX (Violent) 26.0 July 28
4 7.3 5,000   Turkey, Van Province X (Extreme) 36.0 November 24
= 5 7.1 6,000   Indonesia, Papua (province) VII (Very strong) 33.0 June 25
= 5 7.1 133   Indonesia, Papua (province) VIII (Severe) 33.0 October 29
= 6 7.0 0   Soviet Union, Kuril Islands, Russia VIII (Severe) 41.0 January 21
= 6 7.0 0   Soviet Union, Bukhara Region, Uzbekistan IX (Violent) 33.0 April 8
= 6 7.0 0   Soviet Union, Bukhara Region, Uzbekistan X (Extreme) 10.0 May 17
= 6 7.0 101   China, Yunnan IX (Violent) 10.0 May 29
= 6 7.0 0   Indonesia, Sumatra VI (Strong) 33.0 June 20
= 6 7.0 5   Panama IX (Violent) 3.0 July 11

Listed are earthquakes with at least 7.0 magnitude.

By monthEdit

JanuaryEdit

January
Strongest magnitude8.0 Mw New Zealand
Total fatalities0
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.91
7.0−7.91
6.0−6.93
5.0−5.9235
4.0−4.9306
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

5[1][2] Peru, Huancavelica Region 6.0 95.0 V
9[3][4]   New Hebrides, Vanuatu 6.1 168.0 IV
13[5][6][7] Iceland, Northeastern Region (Iceland) 6.4 33.0 IX Some damage was caused.
14[8][9][10] New Zealand, Kermadec Islands 8.0 33.0 VII Largest event of 1976. Some damage was caused. Several large aftershocks followed.
21[11][12] Soviet Union, Kuril Islands, Russia 7.0 41.0 VI

FebruaryEdit

February
Strongest magnitude7.5 Mw Guatemala
Deadliest7.5 Mw Guatemala
23,000 deaths
Total fatalities23,000
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.91
6.0−6.92
5.0−5.9128
4.0−4.9189
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

4[13][14][15] Guatemala, Izabal Department 7.5 5.0 IX The 1976 Guatemala earthquake caused major destruction in Guatemala. 23,000 people died and 76,000 were injured. Major damage was caused to property and infrastucture. Damage costs were $2.147 billion (1976 rate). Many aftershocks followed with additional damage being caused to weakened structures. 23,000 76,000
6[16][17] Papua New Guinea, Madang Province 6.0 37.0 VI
15[18] Philippines, northeast of Samar 6.1 33.0

MarchEdit

March
Strongest magnitude6.8 Mw New Zealand
Deadliest5.6 Mw Afghanistan
49 deaths
Total fatalities55
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.90
6.0−6.95
5.0−5.9119
4.0−4.9193
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

3[19][20] Indonesia, north of Flores 6.0 30.0 V
4[21][22]   New Hebrides, Vanuatu 6.4 90.0 VI
8[23] United Kingdom, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands 6.1 47.0
13[24][25] Papua New Guinea, west of Bougainville Island 6.1 50.0 V
13[26][27][28] Guatemala, Chimaltenango Department 5.4 5.0 VII Aftershock of February 4 event. 4 people were killed and 50 were injured. Some additional damage was caused. 4 50
19[29][30][31] Afghanistan, Balkh Province 5.6 33.0 VIII 49 people were killed and 59 were injured. 1,137 homes were destroyed and another 559 damaged. 49 59
24[32] New Zealand, Kermadec Islands 6.8 33.0 Aftershock of January 14 event.
25[33][34][35] Turkey, Ardahan Province 4.8 18.0 VI 2 people were killed and 6 were injured. Some damage was reported. 2 6

AprilEdit

April
Strongest magnitude7.0 Mw Soviet Union, Uzbekistan
Deadliest6.7 Mw Ecuador
10 deaths
Total fatalities14
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.91
6.0−6.95
5.0−5.995
4.0−4.9204
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

6[36][37] Papua New Guinea, north of New Britain 6.4 21.0 VI
8[38][39][40] Soviet Union, Bukhara Region, Uzbekistan 7.0 33.0 IX Doublet earthquake along with later event on May 17. Major damage was reported.
8[41][42] Soviet Union, Bukhara Region, Uzbekistan 6.2 33.0 VIII Aftershock.
9[43][44][45] Ecuador, Esmeraldas Province 6.7 9.0 VIII 10 people died and property damages were around $4 million (1976 rate). 10
10[46][47] Papua New Guinea, west of Bougainville Island 6.0 54.0 IV
22[48][49] Iran, Fars Province 6.0 24.0 VII
29[50][51][52] Turkey, Ardahan Province 5.5 44.0 VII 4 people were killed and some damage was caused. 4

MayEdit

May
Strongest magnitude7.0 Mw 2 events.
Deadliest6.5 Mw Italy
978 deaths
Total fatalities1,180
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.92
6.0−6.97
5.0−5.9122
4.0−4.9230
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

4[53][54] New Zealand, South Island 6.6 19.0 VII
5[55] New Zealand, Kermadec Islands 6.8 35.0 Aftershock of January 14 event.
6[56][57][58] Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 6.5 9.0 X The 1976 Friuli earthquake caused 978 deaths and 1,700 injuries. Major property damage was caused. Costs were $3.6 billion (1976 rate). 978 1,700
11[59][60] Greece, Ionian Sea 6.4 33.0 V
15[61][62] Peru, Junin Region 6.6 33.0 VII
17[63][64][65] Soviet Union, Bukhara Region, Uzbekistan 7.0 10.0 X Doublet earthquake along with event on April 8. Property damage costs were $85 million (1976 rate).
29[66][67][68] China, Yunnan 6.9 8.0 IX Doublet earthquake. At least 101 people were killed and major damage was caused. 101
29[69][70][71] China, Yunnan 7.0 10.0 IX 101
31[72][73] China, Yunnan 6.2 14.0 VII Aftershock.

JuneEdit

June
Strongest magnitude7.1 Mw Indonesia
Deadliest7.1 Mw Indonesia
6,000 deaths
Total fatalities6,000
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.92
6.0−6.96
5.0−5.9130
4.0−4.9200
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

3[74][75] Papua New Guinea, southeast of New Ireland (island) 6.2 88.0 VI
5[76][77] United Kingdom, Solomon Islands 6.2 61.0 V
7[78][79] Philippines, east of Catanduanes 6.4 33.0 V
7[80][81][82] Mexico, Guerrero 6.4 45.0 VI Some damage was caused.
17[83][84] Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 6.1 24.0 VII Aftershock of May 6 event.
20[85][86] Indonesia, off the west coast of northern Sumatra 7.0 33.0 VI
25[87][88][89] Indonesia, Papua (province) 7.1 33.0 VII The 1976 Papua earthquake caused in total 6,000 deaths. Major damage was caused. 6,000
26[90][91] Indonesia, Talaud Islands 6.5 33.0 VIII

JulyEdit

July
Strongest magnitude7.5 Mw China
Deadliest7.5 Mw China
242,769 deaths
Total fatalities243,347
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.93
6.0−6.97
5.0−5.9149
4.0−4.9271
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

11[92][93][94] Panama, off the south coast 6.7 22.0 VIII Foreshock. Some damage was caused.
11[95][96][97] Panama, off the south coast 7.0 3.0 IX 5 people were killed and 7 were injured. Further damage was reported. 5 7
14[98][99][100] Indonesia, Bali 6.5 40.0 VII The 1976 Bali earthquake caused 573 deaths. Another 4,755 people were injured. Damage costs were $195 million (1976 rate). 573 4,755
17[101][102] Papua New Guinea, New Ireland (island) 6.6 53.0 VII
21[103][104] China, Yunnan 6.3 9.0 VII Aftershock of May 29 event.
26[105][106][107] Malaysia, Sabah 6.2 33.0 VII The 1976 Sabah earthquake resulted in some damage.
27[108][109][110] China, Hebei 7.5 23.0 XI This was the deadliest event of the 20th century, and one of the deadliest events of all time. Deadliest event of 1976. The 1976 Tangshan earthquake struck causing devastation to the area. 242,769 people died according to official information. Around 799,000 were hurt. Property damage was extensive with costs reaching $5.6 billion (1976 rate). 242,769 799,000
28[111][112][113] China, Hebei 7.4 26.0 IX Aftershock resulted in at least 101 more deaths. Many homes collapsed. 101
28[114][115]   New Hebrides, Vanuatu 6.0 5.0 VI
28[116][117] Soviet Union, Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, Tajikistan 6.1 50.0 V
28[118][119] Soviet Union, Chechnya, Russia 6.1 21.0 VII

AugustEdit

August
Strongest magnitude8.0 Mw Philippines
Deadliest8.0 Mw Philippines
8,000 deaths
Total fatalities8,005
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.91
7.0−7.90
6.0−6.97
5.0−5.9150
4.0−4.9214
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

2[120][121]   New Hebrides, Vanuatu 6.9 52.0 VI
12[122][123] Myanmar, Kachin State 6.4 27.0 VI
16[124][125] China, Sichuan 6.9 16.0 VII 1976 Songpan-Pingwu earthquake.
16[126][127][128][129] Philippines, off the south coast of Mindanao 8.0 33.0 VIII Largest event of 1976. The 1976 Moro Gulf earthquake caused extensive destruction mostly through a tsunami which followed the shaking. In total 8,000 people were killed and 10,000 were hurt. Damages of $134 million (1976 rate) were caused. 8,000 10,000
17[130][131] Philippines, off the northeast coast of Mindanao 6.0 34.0 V
17[132][133][134] Philippines, off the south coast of Mindanao 6.8 22.0 IX The strong aftershock caused at least 1 additional death and further damage. 1
19[135][136][137] Turkey, Denizli Province 5.0 3.0 VIII 4 people were killed and 50 injured. 1,800 homes were damaged. 4 50
21[138][139] China, Sichuan 6.4 33.0 VI Aftershock of August 16 event.
23[140][141] China, Sichuan 6.7 33.0 VII Aftershock of August 16 event.

SeptemberEdit

September
Strongest magnitude6.5 Mw New Zealand
Deadliest6.0 Mw Italy
11 deaths
Total fatalities16
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.90
6.0−6.93
5.0−5.9156
4.0−4.9198
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

11[142][143][144] Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 5.5 16.0 VII Aftershock of May 6 event. 5 people died and at least 51 were injured. Some damage was caused. 5 51
15[145][146][147] Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 6.0 10.0 IX Aftershock of May 6 event. Another 11 people were killed and at least 51 were injured. Some damage was caused. 11 51
15[148][149][150] Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 5.9 17.0 IX Aftershock of May 6 event. At least 51 people were injured and further damage was reported. 51
29[151][152] Philippines, Mindanao 6.0 41.0 VI Aftershock of August 16 event.
30[153] New Zealand, Kermadec Islands 6.5 32.0

OctoberEdit

October
Strongest magnitude7.1 Mw Indonesia
Deadliest7.1 Mw Indonesia
133 deaths
Total fatalities133
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.91
6.0−6.91
5.0−5.9126
4.0−4.9182
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

12[154][155] United Kingdom, Solomon Islands 6.0 106.0 IV
25[156]   Soviet Union, Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic 4.5 33.0 V The Osmussaar earthquake is the largest ever recorded in Estonia. Some damage was caused.
29[157][158][159] Indonesia, Papua (province) 7.1 33.0 VIII 133 deaths were caused. Some homes sustained damage. 133

NovemberEdit

November
Strongest magnitude7.3 Mw Turkey
Deadliest7.3 Mw Turkey
5,000 deaths
Total fatalities5,018
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.91
6.0−6.910
5.0−5.9116
4.0−4.9159
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

6[160][161] China, Sichuan 6.5 33.0 VII
7[162][163][164] Iran, South Khorasan Province 6.2 13.0 VIII 17 people were killed and major damage was caused. 17
7[165][166] Philippines, Mindanao 6.8 60.0 VII
8[167] Japan, off the east coast of Honshu 6.0 38.0
15[168][169] China, Tianjin 6.3 15.0 VII Aftershock of July 27 event.
18[170][171] United Kingdom, Solomon Islands 6.5 33.0 VI
18[172][173] Indonesia, Papua (province) 6.3 33.0 IX
22[174][175] Philippines, off the south coast of Mindanao 6.0 60.0 IV Aftershock of August 16 event.
24[176][177][178] Turkey, Van Province 7.3 36.0 X The 1976 Çaldıran–Muradiye earthquake caused 5,000 deaths and at least 101 injuries. $60 million (1976 rate) in property destruction was caused. 5,000 101
26[179][180] United States, off the coast of northern California 6.3 41.8 V
27[181][182][183] Afghanistan, Badakhshan Province 6.1 190.0 V Some damage was reported.
30[184][185][186] Chile, Tarapaca Region 6.5 82.0 VIII 1 person died with a further 13 injured. Some damage was reported. 1 13

DecemberEdit

December
Strongest magnitude6.7 Mw Canada
Deadliest5.2 Mw South Africa
4 deaths
Total fatalities4
Number by magnitude
8.0−8.90
7.0−7.90
6.0−6.91
5.0−5.9139
4.0−4.9198
Date Country and location Mw Depth (km) MMI Notes Casualties
Dead Injured

8[187][188][189] South Africa, Orange Free State (province) 5.2 33.0 VII 4 people died and another 36 sustained injuries. Some damage was caused. 4 36
20[190] Canada, west of Vancouver Island 6.7 10.0

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  61. ^ "M 6.6 – central Peru". United States Geological Survey. May 15, 1976. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  62. ^ "M 6.6 – central Peru". United States Geological Survey. May 15, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  63. ^ "M 7.0 – western Uzbekistan". United States Geological Survey. May 17, 1976. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  64. ^ "M 7.0 – western Uzbekistan". United States Geological Survey. May 17, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  65. ^ "Significant Earthquake: UZBEKISTAN: GAZLI, BUKHARA". National Geophysical Data Center. May 17, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  66. ^ "M 6.9 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. May 29, 1976. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  67. ^ "M 6.9 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. May 29, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  68. ^ "Significant Earthquake: CHINA: YUNNAN PROVINCE: LUNGLING-LUSHI". National Geophysical Data Center. May 29, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  69. ^ "M 7.0 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. May 29, 1976. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  70. ^ "M 7.0 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. May 29, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  71. ^ "Significant Earthquake: CHINA: YUNNAN PROVINCE: LUNGLING-LUSHI". National Geophysical Data Center. May 29, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  72. ^ "M 6.2 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. May 31, 1976. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  73. ^ "M 6.2 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. May 31, 1976. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  74. ^ "M 6.2 – New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea". United States Geological Survey. June 3, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  75. ^ "M 6.2 – New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea". United States Geological Survey. June 3, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  76. ^ "M 6.2 – Solomon Islands". United States Geological Survey. June 5, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  77. ^ "M 6.2 – Solomon Islands". United States Geological Survey. June 5, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  78. ^ "M 6.4 – Catanduanes, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. June 7, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  79. ^ "M 6.4 – Catanduanes, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. June 7, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  80. ^ "M 6.4 – Guerrero, Mexico". United States Geological Survey. June 7, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  81. ^ "M 6.4 – Guerrero, Mexico". United States Geological Survey. June 7, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  82. ^ "Significant Earthquake: MEXICO: MEXICO CITY". National Geophysical Data Center. June 7, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  83. ^ "M 6.1 – northern Italy". United States Geological Survey. June 17, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  84. ^ "M 6.1 – northern Italy". United States Geological Survey. June 17, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  85. ^ "M 7.0 – northern Sumatra, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. June 20, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  86. ^ "M 7.0 – northern Sumatra, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. June 20, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  87. ^ "M 7.1 – Papua, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. June 25, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  88. ^ "M 7.1 – Papua, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. June 25, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  89. ^ "Significant Earthquake: INDONESIA: NEW GUINEA: IRIAN JAYA". National Geophysical Data Center. June 25, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  90. ^ "M 6.5 – Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. June 26, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  91. ^ "M 6.5 – Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. June 26, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  92. ^ "M 6.7 – Panama". United States Geological Survey. July 11, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  93. ^ "M 6.7 – Panama". United States Geological Survey. July 11, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  94. ^ "Significant Earthquake: PANAMA: DARIEN". National Geophysical Data Center. July 11, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  95. ^ "M 7.0 – Panama". United States Geological Survey. July 11, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  96. ^ "M 7.0 – Panama". United States Geological Survey. July 11, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  97. ^ "Significant Earthquake: PANAMA: DARIEN". National Geophysical Data Center. July 11, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  98. ^ "M 6.5 – Bali region, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. July 14, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  99. ^ "M 6.5 – Bali region, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. July 14, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  100. ^ "Significant Earthquake: INDONESIA: BALI". National Geophysical Data Center. July 14, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  101. ^ "M 6.6 – New Britain region, Papua New Guinea". United States Geological Survey. July 17, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  102. ^ "M 6.6 – New Britain region, Papua New Guinea". United States Geological Survey. July 17, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  103. ^ "M 6.3 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. July 21, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  104. ^ "M 6.3 – Myanmar-China border region". United States Geological Survey. July 21, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  105. ^ "M 6.2 – Sabah, Malaysia". United States Geological Survey. July 26, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  106. ^ "M 6.2 – Sabah, Malaysia". United States Geological Survey. July 26, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  107. ^ "Significant Earthquake: MALAYSIA: SABAH: LAHAD,DATU,KANAK". National Geophysical Data Center. July 26, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  108. ^ "M 7.5 – Tianjin-Hebei border region, China". United States Geological Survey. July 27, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  109. ^ "M 7.5 – Tianjin-Hebei border region, China". United States Geological Survey. July 27, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  110. ^ "Significant Earthquake: CHINA: NE: TANGSHAN". National Geophysical Data Center. July 27, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  111. ^ "M 7.4 – Hebei, China". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  112. ^ "M 7.4 – Hebei, China". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  113. ^ "Significant Earthquake: CHINA: NE: TANGSHAN". National Geophysical Data Center. July 27, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  114. ^ "M 6.0 – Vanuatu". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  115. ^ "M 6.0 – Vanuatu". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  116. ^ "M 6.1 – Tajikistan". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  117. ^ "M 6.1 – Tajikistan". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  118. ^ "M 6.1 – Caucasus region, Russia". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  119. ^ "M 6.1 – Caucasus region, Russia". United States Geological Survey. July 28, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  120. ^ "M 6.9 – Vanuatu". United States Geological Survey. August 2, 1976. Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  121. ^ "M 6.9 – Vanuatu". United States Geological Survey. August 2, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  122. ^ "M 6.4 – Myanmar". United States Geological Survey. August 12, 1976. Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  123. ^ "M 6.4 – Myanmar". United States Geological Survey. August 12, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  124. ^ "M 6.9 – Sichuan-Gansu border region, China". United States Geological Survey. August 16, 1976. Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  125. ^ "M 6.9 – Sichuan-Gansu border region, China". United States Geological Survey. August 16, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  126. ^ "M 7.9 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. August 16, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  127. ^ "M 7.9 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. August 16, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  128. ^ "Significant Earthquake: PHILIPPINES: MINDANAO: S". National Geophysical Data Center. August 16, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  129. ^ "Tsunami Event: MORO GULF". National Geophysical Data Center. August 16, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  130. ^ "M 6.0 – Leyte, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. August 17, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  131. ^ "M 6.0 – Leyte, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. August 17, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  132. ^ "M 6.8 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. August 17, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  133. ^ "M 6.8 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. August 17, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  134. ^ "Significant Earthquake: PHILIPPINES: MINDANAO". National Geophysical Data Center. August 17, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  135. ^ "M 5.0 – western Turkey". United States Geological Survey. August 19, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  136. ^ "M 5.0 – western Turkey". United States Geological Survey. August 19, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  137. ^ "Significant Earthquake: TURKEY: DENIZLI". National Geophysical Data Center. August 19, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  138. ^ "M 6.4 – Sichuan-Gansu border region, China". United States Geological Survey. August 21, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  139. ^ "M 6.4 – Sichuan-Gansu border region, China". United States Geological Survey. August 21, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  140. ^ "M 6.7 – Sichuan-Gansu border region, China". United States Geological Survey. August 23, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  141. ^ "M 6.7 – Sichuan-Gansu border region, China". United States Geological Survey. August 23, 1976. Retrieved June 2, 2021.
  142. ^ "M 5.5 – Austria-Italy-Slovenia border region". United States Geological Survey. September 11, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  143. ^ "M 5.5 – Austria-Italy-Slovenia border region". United States Geological Survey. September 11, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  144. ^ "Significant Earthquake: ITALY: NORTHEASTERN". National Geophysical Data Center. September 11, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  145. ^ "M 6.0 – Austria-Italy-Slovenia border region". United States Geological Survey. September 15, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  146. ^ "M 6.0 – Austria-Italy-Slovenia border region". United States Geological Survey. September 15, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  147. ^ "Significant Earthquake: ITALY: NORTHEASTERN". National Geophysical Data Center. September 15, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  148. ^ "M 5.9 – Austria-Italy-Slovenia border region". United States Geological Survey. September 15, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  149. ^ "M 5.9 – Austria-Italy-Slovenia border region". United States Geological Survey. September 15, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  150. ^ "Significant Earthquake: ITALY-BALKANS NW". National Geophysical Data Center. September 15, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  151. ^ "M 6.0 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. September 29, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  152. ^ "M 6.0 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. September 29, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  153. ^ "M 6.5 – Kermadec Islands, New Zealand". United States Geological Survey. September 30, 1976. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  154. ^ "M 6.0 – Solomon Islands". United States Geological Survey. October 12, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  155. ^ "M 6.0 – Solomon Islands". United States Geological Survey. October 12, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  156. ^ "M 4.5 – Estonia". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 1976. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  157. ^ "M 7.1 – Papua, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. October 29, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  158. ^ "M 7.1 – Papua, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. October 29, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  159. ^ "Significant Earthquake: INDONESIA: NEW GUINEA: IRIAN JAYA: JAYAWIJAYA". National Geophysical Data Center. October 29, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  160. ^ "M 6.5 – western Sichuan, China". United States Geological Survey. November 6, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  161. ^ "M 6.5 – western Sichuan, China". United States Geological Survey. November 6, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  162. ^ "M 6.2 – eastern Iran". United States Geological Survey. November 7, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  163. ^ "M 6.2 – eastern Iran". United States Geological Survey. November 7, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  164. ^ "Significant Earthquake: IRAN: KHORASAN PROVINCE". National Geophysical Data Center. November 7, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  165. ^ "M 6.8 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. November 7, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  166. ^ "M 6.8 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. November 7, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  167. ^ "M 6.0 – near the east coast of Honshu, Japan". United States Geological Survey. November 8, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  168. ^ "M 6.3 – Tianjin-Hebei border region, China". United States Geological Survey. November 15, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  169. ^ "M 6.3 – Tianjin-Hebei border region, China". United States Geological Survey. November 15, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  170. ^ "M 6.5 – Solomon Islands". United States Geological Survey. November 18, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  171. ^ "M 6.5 – Solomon Islands". United States Geological Survey. November 18, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  172. ^ "M 6.3 – near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. November 18, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  173. ^ "M 6.3 – near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia". United States Geological Survey. November 18, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  174. ^ "M 6.0 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. November 22, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  175. ^ "M 6.0 – Mindanao, Philippines". United States Geological Survey. November 22, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  176. ^ "M 7.3 – Turkey-Iran border region". United States Geological Survey. November 24, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  177. ^ "M 7.3 – Turkey-Iran border region". United States Geological Survey. November 24, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  178. ^ "Significant Earthquake: TURKEY: MURADIYE". National Geophysical Data Center. November 24, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  179. ^ "M 6.3 – offshore Northern California". United States Geological Survey. November 26, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  180. ^ "M 6.3 – offshore Northern California". United States Geological Survey. November 26, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  181. ^ "M 6.1 – Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan". United States Geological Survey. November 27, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  182. ^ "M 6.1 – Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan". United States Geological Survey. November 27, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  183. ^ "Significant Earthquake: AFGHANISTAN; TAJIKISTAN: KHOROG". National Geophysical Data Center. November 27, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  184. ^ "M 6.5 – Tarapaca, Chile". United States Geological Survey. November 30, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  185. ^ "M 6.5 – Tarapaca, Chile". United States Geological Survey. November 30, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  186. ^ "Significant Earthquake: CHILE: POZO ALMONTE, OFICINA VICTORIA, ARICA". National Geophysical Data Center. November 30, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  187. ^ "M 5.2 – South Africa". United States Geological Survey. December 8, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  188. ^ "M 5.2 – South Africa". United States Geological Survey. December 8, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  189. ^ "Significant Earthquake: SOUTH AFRICA". National Geophysical Data Center. December 8, 1976. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  190. ^ "M 6.7 – Vancouver Island, Canada region". United States Geological Survey. December 20, 1976. Retrieved August 12, 2017.