5 Strongest Earthquakes

No one can ever deny the cruelty of the earthquakes. With the passage of time this world has so far faced many earthquakes as some were minor and some were so furious that they complete destroyed the whole image of the place. It not just damages the particular place but even takes away huge sum of the lived along with it as well. There are many countries that have faced huge sum of the earthquakes but many of the countries have even faced the worst condition of the earthquakes as well.

Now we are sure that you would be thinking that which are those countries that have gone through this cruel monster disaster? In the below mention article we will be giving out the details about the top five strongest earthquakes in the world.



On the first we have the Valdivia Earthquake in Southern Chile. This earthquake has been said to be the strongest earthquake in the world. This disaster hit the Southern Chile on 22nd May 1960. The actual magnitude of this earthquake was almost 9.5 scale. Almost 1655 people lost their lives in the calamity. During the afternoon time this earthquake hit down this place that eventually results in the Tsunami afterwards. Some of the area that were badly affected by this earthquake were southern Chile, Hawaii, Japan, The Philippines, eastern New Zealand,southeast Australia and the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. According to the estimation almost 1,655 killed, 3,000 injured, 2,000,000 homeless, and $550 million damage in southern Chile. The tsunami disaster even causes 61 deaths, $75 million damage in Hawaii and almost 38 deaths and $50 million damage in Japan.


On the second we will talk about Great Alaskan Earthquake. This earthquake was taken place on 27th March 1964. This earthquake was almost 9.2 magnitudes that take along almost the lives of 141 people. On the afternoon time of 5:38 pm this earthquake banged inside the Alaskhan. This was one of the strongest earthquakes that ere noticed in U.S. and North American history. This earthquake even brings along the Tsunami along with it.


On the third ranking we the Indian Ocean Earthquake. This earthquake was taken place on 26th December 2004. The magnitude of this earthquake disaster was almost 9.1. The major reason for the arrival of the earthquake was the devastating subduction along with the coasts of the Indian Ocean. It killed almost thousands of people in just few shocks. This was one of the biggest and cruel shocks in the history of India, Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.


On the next we have the earthquake in Japan. On 11th March 2011 this earthquake hit the surroundings of Japan. The death rate of this earthquake was measured as 15,870. This earthquake was so strong and powerful that it was felt maximum 70 kilometers (43 mi) east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku and the hypocenter at an underwater depth of approximately 32 km (20 mi).


On the fifth raking we have the earthquake named as Kamchatka. This earthquake was happened in Russia on 4th November 1952this earthquake was almost 8.2 magnitude and it remained for almost 17 minutes.

So these were the five most top earthquakes in the world. After viewing out the details we should thank to God that our country has not been gone through such calamites.

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