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Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

Earthquake is basically normal natural phenomena. if human doesn’t live above the face of the earth, there wont be any death people ,collapsed buildings, and CNN news. Back to the earthquake again, in this post, I like to share 10 largest Earthquake ever recorded in the history of human. The chart is ranked based on the magnitude level.

1. 1960 Valdivia earthquake

1960 Valdivia earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

1960 Valdivia earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence: Valdivia, Chile

Date : May 22, 1960

Magnitude : 9.5

2. 1964 Alaska earthquake

1964 Alaska earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

1964 Alaska earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence: Prince William Sound, USA

Date :March 27, 1964

Magnitude : 9.2

3. 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence : Sumatra, Indonesia

Date :December 26, 2004

Magnitude :9.1

4. Kamchatka earthquake

Kamchatka earthquakes Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

Kamchatka earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence : Kamchatka, Russia (USSR)

Date:November 4, 1952

Magnitude: 9.0

5 . 1868 Arica earthquake

1868 Arica earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

1868 Arica earthquake

Earthquake Occurance : Arica, Chile (then Peru)

Date: August 13, 1868

Magnitude: 9.0

6 . 1700 Cascadia earthquake

1700 Cascadia earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

1700 Cascadia earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence : Cascadia subduction zone, Canada and USA

Date: January 26, 1700

Magnitude: 9.0

7. 2010 Chile earthquake

2010 Chile earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

2010 Chile earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence : Maule, Chile

Date: February 27, 2010

Magnitude:8.8

8. 1906 Ecuador-Colombia earthquake

1906 Ecuador Colombia earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

1906 Ecuador-Colombia earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence : Ecuador–Colombia

Date: January 31, 1906

Magnitude: 8.8

9. 1833 Sumatra earthquake

1833 Sumatra earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

1833 Sumatra earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence : Sumatra, Indonesia

Date:November 25, 1833

Magnitude: 8.8

10. 1965 Rat Islands earthquake

1965 Rat Islands earthquake Top 10 Largest Earthquake ever Recorded

1965 Rat Islands earthquake

Earthquake Occurrence : Rat Islands, Alaska, USA

Date : February 4, 1965

Magnitude: 8.7

When each of the largest earthquake struck, none of them gave a mercy to any human who live on it.These 10 powerful earthquakes have approved to us that mother nature is unbeatable. .