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1 Post author: turchin 21 December 2015 12:20PM

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Comment author: flx 05 January 2016 04:56:46PM 0 points [-]

Uh, sorry, I thought the image was public, it should be now.

Comment author: turchin 06 January 2016 12:27:22PM *  2 points [-]

If cutoff level is 8 than:

1970/07/31 17:08 -1.49 -72.56 8.0 Colombia

1971/01/10 07:17 -3.132 139.697 8.1 Papua, Indonesia

1974/10/03 14:21 -12.254 -77.524 8.1 78 near the coast of central Peru

1976/08/16 16:11 6.292 124.090 8.0 8000 Mindanao, Philippines

1977/06/22 12:08 -22.878 -175.900 8.1 Tonga region

1977/08/19 06:08 -11.085 118.464 8.3 100 south of Sumbawa, Indonesia

1979/12/12 07:59 1.598 -79.358 8.1 600 near the coast of Ecuador

1985/03/03 22:47 -33.135 -71.871 8.0 177 offshore Valparaiso, Chile

1985/09/19 13:17 18.190 -102.533 8.0 9500 Michoacan, Mexico

1986/05/07 22:47 51.520 -174.776 8.0 Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

1989/05/23 10:54 -52.341 160.568 8.1 Macquarie Island region

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/year/mag8/magnitude8_1900_date.php

So the gap seems to be artificial, but more research needed.