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20 Earthquakes

  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico
    This earthquake occurred in Puerto Rico on May 2, 1787, its magnitude was of 8.0. It caused considerable damage to the castles of San Felipe del Morro and San Cristobal, breaking cisterns, walls and guard houses
  • Iran

    Ardabil, Iran, March. 23, 893. Magnitude not known, there were about 150,000 deaths
  • Ecuador

    This earthquake occured in the coast of Ecuador on January 31, 1906. The magnitude was of 8.8. A local tsunami destroyed 49 houses and killed 500 people in Colombia. It was recorded at San Diego and San Francisco.
  • Kanto, Japan

    Kanto, Japan
    This earthquake occurred in Kanto, Japan, on Sept. 1, 1923. Its magnitude was of 7.9. There were 142,800 deaths.
  • Chile

    The earthquake occurred in Chile. The magnitude was 9.5. This earthquaked caused 1650 people to die and 3000 injured.
  • Rat Islands, Alaska

    Rat Islands, Alaska
    This earthquake occurred in Rat Island at 8:50 UTC. Magnitude was 8.7. It didn't cause much damage even though it had a large magnitude.
  • China

    This earthquake occurred in Tangshan, China, July 27, 1976. Magnitude 7.5. Official casualty figure is 255,000 deaths. Estimated death toll as high as 655,000
  • Mexico City

    Mexico City
    The 1985 Mexico City earthquake, a magnitude 8.0 earthquake that struck Mexico City on the early morning of 19 September 1985. The complete seismic event consisted of four quakes.
  • Australia

    The 1989 Newcastle earthquake was a Richter magnitude 5.6 earthquake that occurred in Newcastle, New South Wales. This occurred on 28 December 1989.The effects were felt over an area of around 200,000 square kilometres (77,220 sq mi) in the state of New South Wales, with isolated reports of movement in areas up to 800 kilometres (497 mi) from Newcastle.[2] Damage to buildings and facilities was reported over an area of 9,000 km2 (3,475 sq mi).
  • Greece

    This was the strongest earthquake to hit Athens in nearly a century and the worst to hit Greece in nearly 20 years. The magnitude was 5.9 on the Richter scale.
  • Indonesia

    This earthquake occurred in Sumatra Indonesia in December 26, 2004. The magnitude was of 9.1, 227,898 deaths.
  • Hawaii

    The 2006 Hawaii earthquake was an offshore earthquake occurring 21 kilometers. It measured 6.7 on the Ritchers scale. It produced several aftershocks, including one that measured a magnitude of 6.0 seven minutes after the main shock
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
    This earthquake occured in New Jersey. The temblor, had a magnitude of 2.0.
  • Japan

    This earthquake occurred in Honshu, Japan in 2011. The magnitude was of 9.0. It caused to much damage and after two years this country is still recovering.
  • Spain

    This earthquake occurred in southeastern Spain on May 13, 2011. The magnitude was of 5.1. Caused by a 273-yard (250-metre) drop in the natural groundwater level over the last five decades due to groundwater extraction.
  • Italy

    An earthquake in northern Italy has killed at least seven people and caused serious damage to buildings in several towns, local officials say. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck in the middle of the night, about 35km (22 miles) north of the city of Bologna.
  • Russia

    This earthquake occurred in Uglegorsk, Russia. The magnitude was of 7.7.
  • California

    In the past 7 days there has been very active earthquake activity in the state of California.
  • Haiti

    The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, Many notable landmark buildings were significantly damaged or destroyed, including the Presidential Palace, the National Assembly building, the Port-au-Prince Cathedral, and the main jail.
  • Costa Rica

    Costa Rica
    The 2009 Costa Rica earthquake on January 8, 2009. The magnitude was not known. The earthquake took at least 34 lives,