Most Fatal Quakes

830000
souls
China
01-23-1556
316000
souls
Haiti
Jan. 12, 2010, 9:53 p.m.
260000
souls
Turkey
12-13-0115
250000
souls
Turkey
05-29-0525
242769
souls
China
July 27, 1976, 7:42 p.m.
227899
souls
Indonesia
Dec. 26, 2004, 12:58 a.m.
200000
souls
Iran
12-22-0856
200000
souls
China
Dec. 16, 1920, 12:05 p.m.
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Geological Event Charts


Largest Earthquakes Recorded

9.5
magnitude
Chile
May 22, 1960, 7:11 p.m.
9.1
magnitude
Indonesia
Dec. 26, 2004, 12:58 a.m.
9.1
magnitude
Japan
March 11, 2011, 5:46 a.m.
9.0
magnitude
Russia
Nov. 4, 1952, 4:58 p.m.
9.0
magnitude
Usa
01-27-1700
8.8
magnitude
Peru
02-06-1716
8.8
magnitude
Chile
Feb. 27, 2010, 6:34 a.m.
8.7
magnitude
Chile
07-08-1730
8.7
magnitude
Philippines
09-21-1897
8.7
magnitude
Chile
Nov. 11, 1922, 4:32 a.m.
8.7
magnitude
Usa
Feb. 4, 1965, 5:01 a.m.
8.6
magnitude
Peru
02-11-1716
8.6
magnitude
Japan
07-13-0869
8.6
magnitude
Philippines
09-20-1897
8.6
magnitude
Japan
08-26-0887
8.6
magnitude
Ecuador
Jan. 31, 1906, 3:35 p.m.
8.6
magnitude
Usa
April 1, 1946, 12:29 p.m.
8.6
magnitude
India
Aug. 15, 1950, 2:09 p.m.
8.6
magnitude
Usa
March 9, 1957, 2:22 p.m.
8.6
magnitude
Indonesia
March 28, 2005, 4:09 p.m.