Date Location Deaths Magnitude
Aug. 9, 1138 Aleppo, Syria  230,000 n.a.
Sept. 1290 Chihli, China  100,000 n.a.
Jan. 23, 1556 Shansi, China  830,000 n.a.
Nov. 1667 Shemakha, Caucasia  80,000 n.a.
Jan. 11, 1693 Sicily, Italy  60,000 n.a.
Nov. 18, 1727 Tabriz, Iran  77,000 n.a.
Nov. 1, 1755 Lisbon, Portugal  70,000 8.7
Feb. 4, 1783 Calabria, Italy  50,000 n.a.
Dec. 16, 1857 Naples, Italy  11,000 6.9
Oct. 27, 1891 Mino-Owari, Japan  7,200 8.0
Jun. 27, 1897 Assam, India  1,500 8.3
April. 18, 1906 San Franciso, California  3,000 7.8
Aug. 20, 1906 Valparaso, Chile  20,000 8.2
Dec. 28, 1908 Messina, Italy  70,000 7.5
Dec. 16, 1920 Gansu, China  180,000 8.6
Sept. 1, 1923 Kwanto, Japan  143,000 8.3
Mar. 7, 1927 Tango, Japan  3,000 7.6
May 22, 1927 near Xining, China  200,000 8.3
Dec. 25, 1932 Gansu, China  70,000 7.6
Mar. 2, 1933 Sanriku, Japan  3,000 8.4
Jan. 15, 1934 Erzincan, Turkey  10,700 8.1
May 30, 1935 Quetta, Pakistan  50,000 7.5
Dec. 26, 1944 Erzincan, Turkey  32,700 7.8
Dec. 7, 1944 Tonankai, Japan  1,200 8.1
Dec. 20, 1946 Nankaido, Japan  1,300 8.1
Oct. 5, 1948 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, USSR  110,000 7.3
Aug. 15, 1950 Assam, Tibet  1,500 8.6
Feb. 29, 1960 Agadir, Morocco  10,000 5.7
May 22, 1960 Western Chile  2,000 9.5
May 31, 1970 Peru  66,000 7.8
Feb. 4, 1975 Haicheng, China  10,000 7.0
Feb. 4, 1976 Guatemala  23,000 7.5
July 27, 1976 Tangshan, China  255,000 8.0
Sept 19, 1985 Mexico City, Mexico  9,500 8.1
Dec. 7, 1988 Spitak, Armenia  9,500 6.8
June 20, 1990 Northwest Iran  50,000 7.7
July 16, 1991 Northern Philippines  2,000 7.6
Sept 30, 1993 Killari, India  10,000 7.4
Jan. 17, 1995 Kobe, Japan  6,100 7.2
July 17, 1998 New Guinea  2,100 7.0
Aug. 17, 1999 Izmit, Turkey  17,000 7.4
Sep. 20, 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan  2,400 7.7
Jan. 26, 2001 Gujarat north-western India  20,000 7.9
Dec 23, 2003 Bam, Iran  30,000 6.6
Dec 26, 2004 Indonesian  270,000 9.0
Mar 28, 2005 Nias, Indonesian  1,300 8.7
Oct 8, 2005 Kashmir, Packistan  55,000 7.6
May 26, 2006 Java, Indonesia   5,749 7.9
May 12, 2008 Sichuan China   70,000 7.9
Sept 30, 2009 Sumatra  1100 7.6
Jan 12, 2010 Haiti  230,000 7.0
Feb 27, 2010 Chile  700 8.8
Feb 22, 2011 New Zealand  167 6.5
Mar 11, 2011 Japan  27,000 9.0
Aug 11, 2012 Iran  306 6.3
Sep 24, 2013 Pakistan  900 7.7
Apl 1, 2014 Chile  4 8.2