This article will contain earthquakes above 7.x or earthquakes of significant damage as well as impactful tsunamis.

2017 year-to-date count (7.x +): 2

Jan-22-2017: 7.9 @ Solomon Islands, Pacific Ocean.
Powerful 7.9 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

Jan-18-2017: 5.7 @ L'Aquila, Central Italy, Italy, Pacific Ocean.
Multiple shallow quakes revisit central Italy causing much damage and claiming 38 lives

Jan-10-2017: 7.2 @ Celebes Sea, near South Philippines.
Deep 7.2 quake under Celebes Sea


2016 Total (7.x +): 17

Dec-25-2016: 7.6 @ Los Lagos, Chile.
7.6 quake offshore Chilean coast

Dec-17-2016: 7.9 @ Taron, Papua New Guinea.
Most powerful quake of 2016 (7.9) hits Papua New Guinea / Solomon Islands

Dec-08-2016: 7.8 @ Makira, Solomon Islands.
7.8 quake hit Solomon Islands at 4:38 am local time


Yearly average (2011-2016) of quakes 7.x or higher = 17.0
2016 Total (7.x +): 17
2015 Total (7.x +): 19
2014 Total (7.x +): 12
2013 Total (7.x +): 19
2012 Total (7.x +): 15
2011 Total (7.x +): 20

Yearly average (1970-2010) of quakes 7.x or higher = 14.2

Worldwide Surge in Earthquakes above 8.0 Seen in Past 10 Years -Oct 25, 2014

Note: Articles in the 'earth' category will be updated to include new events as they occur.

Book of Truth prophecy:
The time has come for the battle to rid the world of evil and the rule of Satan. God the Father is now about to unleash many earthquakes, tsunamis and floods in an effort to make you wake up.2
- May 25th, 2011

Some of these interventions will be in the form of ecological punishments. When they become so constant, man will no longer be able to say that floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes and hurricanes are caused by man’s neglect of the Earth.3
- February 8th, 2014

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