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The 10 biggest earthquakes in the world since 1900

No earthquakes were found in the database for this date.
Why is that? Before around 1960, only the larger earthquakes in the world could be recorded, typically those above magnitude 5-6, which do not occur every day. This is why for some dates, no quakes can be shown.
Only few earthquakes were found in the database for this date.
Why is that? Before around 1960, only the larger earthquakes in the world could be recorded, typically those above magnitude 5-6, which do not occur every day. This is why for some dates, less than 10 quakes can be shown here.
Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 22, 1960 19:11
62 years ago
9.5

25 km
38 km S of Cañete, Provincia de Arauco, Region del Biobio, ChileMore
Mar 28, 1964 03:36
58 years ago
9.2

25 km
Valdez-Cordova Parish, 37 mi SW of Valdez, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 11, 2011 05:46
11 years ago
9.1

29 km
69 km E of Kasakai-jima Island, JapanMore
Dec 26, 2004 00:58
18 years ago
9.1

30 km
96 km S of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 4, 1952 16:58
70 years ago
9.0

22 km
92 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, RussiaMore
Feb 27, 2010 06:34
12 years ago
8.8

23 km
55 km N of Tomé, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, ChileMore
Jan 31, 1906 15:36
117 years ago
8.8

20 km
Rio Verde, 32 km E of Esmeraldas, EcuadorMore
Feb 4, 1965 05:01
58 years ago
8.7

30 km
23 mi SW of Amchitka Island, Aleutians West, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 11, 2012 08:38
10 years ago
8.6

20 km
Indian Ocean, 437 km SW of Banda Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Mar 28, 2005 16:09
17 years ago
8.6

30 km
79 km W of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
 
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