10 Large earthquake that killed a lot of people in the history of the world

10. Earthquake in Peru
It happened on 31 August 1970 in Chimbote, the largest city of Peru with level of 7.9 magnitude earthquake and killed 70,000 people.

 
9. Earthquake in Italy 

7.2 magnitude earthquake killed 72,000 people, which occurred in the city of Messina, the 3rd largest city of Italy, on 28 December 1908.8. Earthquake in Pakistan
It killed 86,000 people in level of 7.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred in northern part of Pakistani Kashmir on 08 October 2005.

7. Earthquake in China 

It happened on 12 August 2008 in Sichuan province, Southwest China, which had 7.9 magnitude and killed 87,587 people. (Quake hit Bangladesh, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam) 

6. Earthquake in Turkmenistan 
7.3 magnitude earthquake that killed 110,000 people, which occurred in the city Ashgabat Turkmenistan's largest city, on 05 October 1948.

5. Earthquake in Japan 

It killed 142,800 people in 7.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the region Kanto Yokohama city south of Tokyo, on 01 September 1923.

4. Earthquake in China 

It happened on the 16th of December 1920 in Haiyuan of Zhongwei province, China, which had 7.8 magnitude and killed 200,000 people.

3. Earthquake in Indonesia 

It occurred in Sumatra, killed 227,898 people in magnitude 9.1, which occurred on December 26, 2004. More than 2 million people were evacuated.

2. Earthquake in Haiti: 

316,000 were killed in 7.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the region Leonard, 16 kilometers from the capital, Port-au-Prince on 12 January 2010.

1. Earthquake in China 

It was in Tangshan, northeastern of Hebei province. It happened on 27 July 1976 at 7.5 magnitude earthquake and killed 655,000 people.
 

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