Death toll in great earthquakes as of 2016

Earthquakes with the highest death toll worldwide from 1900 to 2016

Death toll in great earthquakes as of 2016 The statistic shows the earthquakes with the highest death toll worldwide from 1900 to 2016. Total 242,000 people were killed in the earthquake in Tangshan / China in 1976.
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Earthquakes with the highest death toll worldwide from 1900 to 2016

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Death toll
Tangshan (China, 1976)242,000
Haiti (2010)222,570
Nanchang (China, 1927)200,000
Haiyuan (China, 1920)180,000
Sumatra (Indonesia, 2004)165,708
Kanto (Japan, 1923)143,000
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan, 1948)110,000
Szechuan (China, 2008)87,476
Messina (Italy, 1908)75,000
Muzaffarabad (Pakistan, 2005)73,338
Death toll
Tangshan (China, 1976)242,000
Haiti (2010)222,570
Nanchang (China, 1927)200,000
Haiyuan (China, 1920)180,000
Sumatra (Indonesia, 2004)165,708
Kanto (Japan, 1923)143,000
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan, 1948)110,000
Szechuan (China, 2008)87,476
Messina (Italy, 1908)75,000
Muzaffarabad (Pakistan, 2005)73,338
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The statistic shows the earthquakes with the highest death toll worldwide from 1900 to 2016. Total 242,000 people were killed in the earthquake in Tangshan / China in 1976.
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