Top 16 Quakes in
the World Since 1906

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Chile
Prince William Sound, Alaska
Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra
Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
Kamchatka
Offshore Maule, Chile
Off the Coast of Ecuador
Rat Islands, Alaska
Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
Assam ľ Tibet
Andreanof Islands, Alaska
Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
Banda Sea, Indonesia
Kamchatka
ChileľArgentina Border
Kuril Islands
May 22, 1960
March 28, 1964
December 26, 2004
March 11, 2011
November 4, 1952
February 27, 2010
January 31, 1906
February 4, 1965
March 28, 2005
August 15, 1950
March 9, 1957
September 12, 2007
February 1, 1938
February 3, 1923
November 11, 1922
October 13, 1963
9.5
9.2
9.1
9.0
9.0
8.8
8.8
8.7
8.6
8.6
8.6
8.5
8.5
8.5
8.5
8.5