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Largest Earthquakes Worldwide Since 1900, By Magnitude


  Date - UTC - Time Latitude Longitude Magnitude Fatalities Region
1. 1960-05-22 19:11 -38.29 -73.05 9.5 1,655 Chile
2. 1964-03-28 03:36 61.02 -147.65 9.2 125 Prince William Sound, Alaska
3. 2004-12-26 00:58 3.295 95.982 9.1 227,898 off the west coast of northern Sumatra
4. 1952-11-04 16:58 52.76 160.06 9.0 Kamchatka, Russia
5. 2011-03-11 05:46:23 38.322 142.369 9.0 Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
6. 2010-02-27 06:34:14 -35.846 -72.719 8.8 Offshore Maule, Chile
7. 1906-01-31 15:36 1.0 -81.5 8.8 1,000 Colombia-Ecuador
8. 1965-02-04 05:01 51.21 -178.50 8.7 Rat Islands, Alaska
9. 2005-03-28 16:09 2.074 97.013 8.6 1,313 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
10. 1957-03-09 14:22 51.56 -175.39 8.6 Andreanof Islands, Alaska
11. 1950-08-15 14:09 28.5 96.5 8.6 1,526 Assam-Tibet
12. 2007-09-12 11:10:26 -4.438 101.367 8.5 25 Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
13. 1963-10-13 05:17 44.9 149.6 8.5 Kuril Islands
14. 1938-02-01 19:04 -5.05 131.62 8.5 Banda Sea
15. 1923-02-03 16:01 54.0 161.0 8.5 Kamchatka
16. 1922-11-11 04:32 -28.553 -70.755 8.5 Chile-Argentina Border
17. 2001-06-23 20:33 -16.264 -73.641 8.4 75 near the coast of southern Peru
18. 1933-03-02 17:31 39.22 144.62 8.4 2,990 Sanriku, Japan
19. 1917-06-26 05:49 -15.0 -173.0 8.4 Tonga
20. 1905-07-23 02:46 49.0 98.0 8.4 central Mongolia
21. 1905-07-09 09:40 49.0 99.0 8.4 Mongolia
22. 2006-11-15 11:14 46.592 153.226 8.3 Kuril Islands
23. 2003-09-25 19:50 41.815 143.910 8.3 Hokkaido, Japan region
24. 1994-10-04 13:22 43.773 147.321 8.3 11 Kuril Islands
25. 1977-08-19 06:08 -11.085 118.464 8.3 100 south of Sumbawa, Indonesia
26. 1958-11-06 22:58 44.329 148.623 8.3 Kuril Islands
27. 1924-04-14 16:20 7.023 125.954 8.3 Mindanao, Philippines
28. 1903-08-11 04:32 36.36 22.97 8.3 southern Greece
29. 1996-02-17 05:59 -0.891 136.952 8.2 166 Irian Jaya region, Indonesia
30. 1994-06-09 00:33 -13.841 -67.553 8.2 5 La Paz, Bolivia
31. 1969-08-11 21:27 43.478 147.815 8.2 Kuril Islands
32. 1968-05-16 00:49 40.903 143.346 8.2 47 off the east coast of Honshu, Japan
33. 1959-05-04 07:15 53.351 159.645 8.2 1 near the east coast of Kamchatka
34. 1948-01-24 17:46 10.5 122.0 8.2 72 Panay, Philippines
35. 1943-04-06 16:07 -30.75 -72.0 8.2 18 off the coast of Coquimbo, Chile
36. 1942-08-24 22:50 -15.0 -76.0 8.2 30 Off the coast of central Peru
37. 1941-11-25 18:03 37.171 -18.960 8.2 Azores-Cape St. Vincent Ridge
38. 1940-05-24 16:33 -10.5 -77.0 8.2 near the Coast of central Peru
39. 1938-11-10 20:18 55.33 -158.37 8.2 Shumagin Islands, Alaska
40. 1919-04-30 07:17 -19.823 -172.215 8.2 Tonga region
41. 1918-09-07 17:16 45.5 151.5 8.2 Kuril Islands
42. 1908-12-12 12:08 -14.0 -78.0 8.2 off the coast of central Peru
43. 1906-08-17 00:40 -33.0 -72.0 8.2 3,882 Valparaiso, Chile
44. 2009-09-29 17:48:10 -15.489 -172.095 8.1 192 Samoa Islands region
45. 2007-04-01 20:39:58 -8.466 157.043 8.1 34 Solomon Islands
46. 2007-01-13 04:23:21 46.243 154.524 8.1 East of the Kuril Islands
47. 2004-12-23 14:59 -49.312 161.345 8.1 north of Macquarie Island
48. 1998-03-25 03:12 -62.877 149.527 8.1 Balleny Islands region
49. 1989-05-23 10:54 -52.341 160.568 8.1 Macquarie Island region
50. 1979-12-12 07:59 1.598 -79.358 8.1 600 near the coast of Ecuador
51. 1977-06-22 12:08 -22.878 -175.900 8.1 Tonga region
52. 1974-10-03 14:21 -12.254 -77.524 8.1 78 near the coast of central Peru
53. 1971-01-10 07:17 -3.132 139.697 8.1 Papua, Indonesia
54. 1966-10-17 21:41 -10.807 -78.684 8.1 125 near the coast of central Peru
55. 1957-12-04 03:37 45.15 99.21 8.1 Gobi-Altai, Mongolia
56. 1952-03-04 01:22 42.5 143.0 8.1 31 Hokkaido, Japan region
57. 1949-08-22 04:01 53.62 -133.27 8.1 Queen Charlotte Island, B.C., Canada
58. 1946-12-20 19:19 32.5 134.5 8.1 1,330 Nankaido, Japan
59. 1946-04-01 12:28 52.75 -163.50 8.1 165 Unimak Islands, Alaska
60. 1944-12-07 04:35 33.75 136.00 8.1 1,223 Tonankai, Japan
61. 1934-01-15 08:43 27.55 87.09 8.1 10,700 Bihar, India
62. 1932-06-03 10:36 19.84 -103.99 8.1 Jalisco, Mexico
63. 1911-06-15 14:26 28.0 130.0 8.1 12 Ryukyu Islands, Japan
64. 2007-08-15 23:40:57 -13.386 -76.603 8.0 650 Near the Coast of Central Peru
65. 2006-05-03 15:26 -20.187 -174.123 8.0 Tonga
66. 2000-11-16 04:54 -3.980 152.169 8.0 2 New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea
67. 1995-10-09 15:35 19.055 -104.205 8.0 49 Near Coast of Jalisco, Mexico
68. 1995-07-30 05:11 -23.340 -70.294 8.0 3 Near Coast of Northern Chile
69. 1986-05-07 22:47 51.520 -174.776 8.0 Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
70. 1985-09-19 13:17 18.190 -102.533 8.0 9,500 Michoacan, Mexico
71. 1985-03-03 22:47 -33.135 -71.871 8.0 177 offshore Valparaiso, Chile
72. 1976-08-16 16:11 6.292 124.090 8.0 8,000 Mindanao, Philippines
73. 1970-07-31 17:08 -1.49 -72.56 8.0 Colombia
74. 1946-08-04 17:51 19.25 -69.00 8.0 100 Dominican Republic
75. 1945-11-27 21:57 24.5 63.0 8.0 4,000 off the coast of Pakistan
76. 1939-04-30 02:55 -10.5 158.5 8.0 Solomon Islands
77. 1931-08-10 21:18 47.1 89.8 8.0 5 northern Xinjiang, China
78. 1928-06-17 03:19 16.33 -96.7 8.0 Oaxaca, Mexico
79. 1920-09-20 14:39 -20.0 168.0 8.0 Loyalty Islands
80. 1920-06-05 04:21 23.5 122.0 8.0 Taiwan region
81. 1918-08-15 12:18 5.653 123.563 8.0 50 Celebes Sea
82. 1917-05-01 18:26 -29.0 -177.0 8.0 Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
83. 1915-05-01 05:00 47. 155. 8.0 Kurile Islands
84. 1914-05-26 14:22 -2. 137. 8.0 West New Guinea
85. 1907-10-21 04:23 38.00 69.00 8.0 Afghanistan
86. 1903-01-04 05:07 -20.00 -175.00 8.0 Tonga
87. 1902-06-11 05: 50.00 148.00 8.0 Sea of Okhotsk
Updated 11th March 2011

South Latitudes and West Longitudes are indicated by NEGATIVE numbers.

Source: USGS NEIC PDE catalog