Earthquakes and tsunamis since 1900

Earthquakes and tsunamis since 1900 | Date-wise list of massive natural disasters since 1900

Earthquakes and tsunamisHere is the list of massive earthquakes and tsunamis occurred since 1900 on earth

 

  • January 31, 1906:- In Ecuador, Colombia an earthquake occurred that was recorded as 8.8 on Richter scale.  Thousand people died.
  • September 1, 1923:- There was an earthquake in Tokyo and Richter scale recorded the severity as 7.9.  1.45 lakh people were dead.
  • August, 1950:- In Assam, Tibet an earthquake occurred that was recorded as 8.6 on Richter scale.  780 people were dead.
  • May 21, 1960:- The earthquake was recorded as 9.5 in Chili and it is the biggest earthquake happened so far. In this 1655 people died.
  • March 27, 1964:- With 8.4 as Richter scale reading, there was an earthquake under the sea at Alaska in America.  There was a huge loss of property and many people died.
  • August, 1976:-There was an earthquake at Mindanao and Sulo Islands in Philippines with Richter scale reading as 8.  Five thousand people were dead.
  • December 26, 2004:- There was an earthquake at Sumatra islands in Indonesia with 8.9 as Richter scale reading.  This earthquake led to tsunami and two lakh twenty people died across Indonesia and India.
  • March 28, 2005:- Again there was an earthquake at Sumatra islands in Indonesia with 8.5 as Richter scale reading.  There was a huge loss of property and many people were dead.
  • May 12, 2008:- There was an earthquake in Wenchuan the north-east corner of China with 8.0 as Richter scale reading. Seventy people died.
  • February 27, 2010:- There was an earthquake in south Chili with 8.8 as Richter scale reading.  300 people were dead.

 

 

 

 

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