Worst Earthquakes‏ in History

1. Chimbote, Peru: 1970
Estimated Deaths: 70,000. Richter Scale: 7.9

2. Messina, Italy: 1908
Estimated Deaths: 72,000. Richter Scale: 7.2

3. Pakistan: 2005
Estimated Deaths: 86,000. Richter Scale: 7.6

4. Sichuan, China: 2008
Estimated Deaths: 87,587. Richter Scale: 7.9

5. Ashgabat, Turkey: 1948
Estimated Deaths: 110,000. Richter Scale: 7.3

6. Kanto, Japan: 1923
Estimated Deaths: 142,000 Richter Scale: 7.9

7. Haiti: 2010
Estimated Deaths: 222,570. Richter Scale: 7.1

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