Earthquake

2024

New York and New Jersey were struck by the strongest earthquake in over one hundred years.

2023

Turkey and Syria were struck by a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake that killed 59,259 people.

2016

The Central Italy earthquake occurred.

2015

Kathmandu, Nepal, was devastated by a major earthquake.

2011

15,899 lives were lost after a severe 9.0 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan.

2010

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti claimed 160,000 lives.

2008

More than 69,000 people lost their lives to a magnitude 8.0 earthquake in Sichuan, China.

2007

Martinique earthquake shook the majority of the Eastern Caribbean.

2006

The 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake occurred.

2004

A devastating tsunami and earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean.

1998

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit northern Afghanistan, which killed around 5,000 people.

1998

The Balleny Islands in Antarctica experienced an 8.1 magnitude earthquake, which became the strongest earthquake in the continent.

1992

A 7.8 earthquake hit Flores Island in Indonesia, which caused an 82-foot tsunami, killing about 2,500 people.

1992

The third-strongest recorded earthquake in US history happened in Southern California.

1991

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake dubbed the “Sierra Madre Earthquake” occurred in South California and caused around $40 million in damages.

1975

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Hawaii.

1972

A 6.25 magnitude earthquake destroyed central Managua, Nicaragua, killing about 10,000 people.

1970

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Peru, killing as many as 70,000 people.

1964

A 9.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in Alaska.

1960

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Agadir, Morocco, wiped out a third of the city’s population.

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