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Earthquake Encyclopedia
of the Dead Sea Transform

Earthquakes felt or reported in the vicinity of the Dead Sea Transform

by Jefferson Williams


EARTHQUAKE CATALOG

Name (with link) Date Comments Sort by Year
Introduction to the Site
Fortress at Arad Quake ~250 BCE -250
Posidonius Quake 2nd Century BCE -199
Dead Fish and Soldiers Quake(s) 142 BCE -142
Malalas Confusion Quake 130 or 148 BCE ? -130
Sieberg Quake [117 BCE] -117
Seventeenth of Adar Quake [28 Feb 92 BCE] -92
Pompey Quake ~65 BCE -65
Pig on the Wall Quake 64 BCE -64
Josephus Quake Early Spring or Fall 31 BCE -31
Solar Eclipse Quake 24 Nov 29 CE 29
Jerusalem Quake [Friday and Sunday] 26-36 CE 31
Paul and Silas Quake 48 - 51 CE 50
Jewish War Quake [68 CE] 68
Sybil Quake 76 – 81 CE – probably between June 78 AD and June 79 CE 80
Migowski Quake I ~90 CE 90
Incense Road Quake Early 2nd century CE 112
Trajan Quake Early Morning Saturday 13 December 115 CE 115
Eusebius Mystery Quake [~130 CE] 130
Migowski Quake II ~175 CE 175
Capitolias Theater Quake Mid Third Century CE 250
Eusebius' Martyr Quake 303 - 306 CE ? 306
Aila Quake 1st half of 4th century 315
Beirut Conversion Quake 347/348/349 CE 348
Cyril Quakes Saturday 18 May and Sunday 19 May 363 CE 363
Monaxius and Plinta Quake Winter/Spring 419 CE 419
Negev Quake late 5th - early 6th century CE 500
Fire in the Sky Quake night of the 21st or before dawn on the 22nd of August 502 CE 502
551 CE Beirut Quake 6 or 9 July 551 CE 551
Inscription at Areopolis Quake Late 6th Century CE - before 597 CE 592
Sign of the Prophet Quake 613-622 CE 622
Sword in the Sky Quake September 634 CE 634
Jordan Valley Quake(s) 659/660 CE 659
Sabbatical Year Quakes January 749 CE 749
By No Means Mild Quake(s) March 756 CE 756
Name (with link) Date Comments Sort by Year

LIBRARIES

Name (with link) Description
CHRONOS Ancient Chronology Calculator
Calendars and Chronology Calendars, Comets, and Eclipses
Historical References Helpful References for dealing with Historical Sources
Archeological References Archeological References
Geoscience References Geoscience References
Outcrop Library Paleoseismic Sites, Cores, etc.
EQCAT Collection of Earthquake Catalogs
Paleoclimate Info Paleoclimate
Map Info for use in GIS
Web Design Web Development and Coding
Oil & Gas Oil & Gas
Logistics Logistics
Name (with link) Description
Events B and C in Nahal Ze 'elim - Williams et. al. (2012)
Events B and C in Nahal Ze 'elim. from Williams et. al. (2012)