Most expensive earthquakes to the insurance industry worldwide from 1980 to 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)

The statistic presents the most expensive earthquakes to the insurance industry worldwide from 1980 to 2016. Apart from the costs to the insurance industry, total losses have also been included for reference. The earthquake and tsunami, which struck Japan in March 2011, caused insured losses amounting to 40 billion U.S. dollars and total losses reaching approximately 210 billion U.S. dollars.

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 Insured lossesTotal losses
Japan: Aomori, Chiba, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Iwate, Miyagi, Tochigi, Tokyo, Yamagata (11.3.2011) - -
New Zealand: Canterbury, Christchurch, Lyttelton (22.2.2011) - -
United States: Northridge, Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Ventura (17.1.1994) - -
Chile: Concepción, Metropolitana, Rancagua, Talca, Temuco, Valparaiso (27.2.2010) - -
Japan: Hyogo, Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto (17.1.1995) - -
Italy: Emilia-Romagna, San Felice del Panaro, Ferrara, Cavezzo, Rovereto di Novi, Carpi, Concordia (20./29.5.2012) - -
Japan: Honshu, Niigata, Ojiya, Tokyo, Nagaoka, Yamakoshi (23./24./27.10.2004) - -
Taiwan: Nantou, Hsinchuang, Taichung, Puli, Touliu, Yun-lin, Chunghwa (21.9.1999) - -
China: Sichuan, Mianyang, Beichuan, Wenchuan, Shifang, Chengdu, Guangyuan, Ngawa, Ya'an (12.5.2008) - -
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