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Strongest Earthquakes in History, According to US Geological Survey

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These earthquakes are estimated to have ranked highest on the Richter scale, based on either observation or recordings of eye-witness reports.

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Banda Sea, Indonesia – February 1, 1938 – 8.5 Report Abuse
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Valdivia, Chile – May 22, 1960 – 9.5 Report Abuse
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Arica, Chile – February 27, 1868 – 9.0 Report Abuse
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Valparaiso, Chile – July 8, 1730 – 8.7 Report Abuse
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Prince William Sound, USA – March 27, 1964 – 9.2 Report Abuse
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Sumatra, Indonesia – December 26, 2004 – 9.1 Report Abuse
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Cascadia subduction zone, Canada and USA – January 26, 1700 – 9.0 Report Abuse
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Maule, Chile – February 27, 2010 – 8.8 Report Abuse
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Ecuador-Colombia – January 31, 1906 – 8.8 Report Abuse
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Sumatra, Indonesia – November 25, 1833 – 8.8 Report Abuse
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Rats Islands, Alaska, USA – February 4, 1965 – 8.7 Report Abuse
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Lisbon, Portugal – November 1, 1755 – 8.7 Report Abuse
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Sumatra, Indonesia – March 28, 2005 – 8.6 Report Abuse
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Andreanof Islands, Alaska, USA – March 9, 1957 – 8.6 Report Abuse
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Assam, India-Tibet, China – August 15, 1950 – 8.6 Report Abuse
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Sumatra, Indonesia – September 12, 2007 – 8.5 Report Abuse
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Kamchatka, Russia – February 3, 1923 – 8.5 Report Abuse
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Atacama Region, Chile – November 11, 1922 – 8.5 Report Abuse
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Kamchatka, Russia – November 4, 1952 – 9.0 Report Abuse
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Kuril Islands, Russia – October 13, 1963 – 8.5 Report Abuse
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