6. The quake, which had an estimated magnitude of 6.3, killed over 100 people and caused millions of dollars in damage. Here is a list of 10 deadliest earthquakes in the world in human history in terms of fatality and damage. The small nation has experienced its own share of natural disasters and earthquakes in the past making it sixth on our list of top 10 countries with most earthquakes in the world. Significant Earthquakes - 2014. Earthquake deaths are mercifully rare in the U.S. these days, but the devastation these natural disasters can wreak still captivates us. But equally, some of the most fatal occurred in the very distant past. More than 100,000 homes were destroyed and scores of animals, trees, and the natural vegetation of the region had were completed gutted. A look at the worst earthquakes in recorded history, in loss of human life. The earthquake struck Haiti at around 16:53 Haiti time on January 12, 2010. In 2010, several epic earthquakes delivered one of the worst annual death tolls ever recorded. What makes an earthquake "significant"? Two very recent earthquakes — the Sumatra earthquake and tsunami of 2004, and 2010 Port-au-Prince earthquake — feature amongst the most deadly in human history. Recent earthquake already killed 7000 people and it’s the death is expected to exceed 10000 and injured more than 15000 people. This is the 2nd worst earthquake from the pre-independence era after the Nepal-Bihar earthquake of 1934. Deadliest Earthquakes may not be the strongest earthquake due to geography and population density of the area. Between 2004 and 2014, 18 earthquakes with magnitudes of 8.0 or more rattled subduction zones around the globe. Another one of the deadliest quakes that India faced took place in the Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh.

[Situated in the Cordillera Blanca, the world’s highest tropical mountain range, Mount Huascarán rises to 6768 m above sea-level.] The epicenter of the quake was near the Haitian town of Léogâne, about 25 km away from the capital city of the country, Port-au-Prince. Making the top three was the earthquake …

The 2010 Haiti earthquake is the deadliest earthquake of the 21st century to date. Enter a year from 1900 to 2020 Search. Thousands were killed as a result of both the earthquake and tsunami and many more were displaced.

On 31 May 1970, an earthquake off the coast of Peru caused a substantial section of the north slope of Mt. On September 19, another earthquake struck Mexico City, the country's capital but the US Geological Survey says the 7.1 earthquake was too far from the 8.1 quake that struck the country …