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Select set of notable earthquakes from 1900 to 1999.

Usage

earthquakes

Format

A data frame with 123 rows and 7 variables.

year

Year the earthquake took place.

month

Month the earthquake took place.

day

Day the earthquake took place

richter

Magnitude of earthquake using the Richter Scale.

area

City or geographic location of earthquakes.

region

Country or countries if the earthquake occurred on a border.

deaths

Approximate number of deaths caused by earthquake

Source

World Almanac and Book of Facts: 2011.

Examples


library(ggplot2)

ggplot(earthquakes, aes(x = richter, y = deaths)) +
  geom_point()
#> Warning: Removed 2 rows containing missing values (geom_point).


ggplot(earthquakes, aes(x = log(deaths))) +
  geom_histogram()
#> `stat_bin()` using `bins = 30`. Pick better value with `binwidth`.
#> Warning: Removed 2 rows containing non-finite values (stat_bin).