WORLDS LARGEST RECORDED EARTHQUAKES

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In History
  • North America

  • Chile

  • Portugal

  • Peru

    9.0, The port of Arica, which is now part of Chile, was hit by a quake felt up to 1,400 kilometres (870 miles) away.
  • Ecuador

  • Russia

  • Chile

    9.5 magnitude killed more than 1,600 people and left 2,000,000 homeless.
  • Alaska

    9.2 A quake and tsunami killed 128 people and caused severe damage
  • Alaska

  • Indonesia

    9.1,. An undersea quake caused a massive tsunami, ultimately killing more than 220,000 people.
  • Chile

  • Japan

    8.9 An undersea quake off northeast Japan unleashed a 10-metre-high tsunami which left devastation in its wake.