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Vesuvius, Italy Volcano Eruption
Ash flows 3,360
1631
      
Vesuvius, Italy Volcano Eruption
Mudflows, lava flows, 3,500
1640
      
Komagatake, Japan Volcano Eruption
Hokkaido. Erupted after 5000 years' dormancy. The summit part collapsed and the avalanche entered into sea, resulting in the generation of tsunami, killing 700 people. One of the most active volcanoes in Japan.
1737
      
Bengal, India Hurricane
Over 300,000
1741
      
Oshima, Japan Volcano Eruption
Tsunami, 1,475
1772
      
Papandayan, Indonesia Volcano Eruption
Ash flows, 2,957
1780
      
Caribbean Islands Hurricane
20,000 to 30,000
1783
      
Asama, Japan Volcano Eruption
Ash flows, mudflows,1,377
1783
      
Laki, Iceland Volcano Eruption
Starvation, 9,350
1792
      
Unzen, Japan Volcano Eruption
Volcano collapse, tsunami, 14,300
1814
      
Mayon, Philippines Volcano Eruption
Mudflows,1,200
1815
      
Tambora, Indonesia Volcano Eruption
Starvation, 92,000
1845
      
Ruiz, Colombia Volcano Eruption
Mudflows,700
1877
      
Cotopaxi, Ecuador Volcano Eruption
Mudflows,1,000
1881
      
Haiphong, Vietnam Hurricane
300,000
1882
      
Bombay, India Hurricane
Over 100,000
1882
      
Galunggung, Indonesia Volcano Eruption
Mudflows, 4,011
1883
      
Krakatau, Indonesia Volcano Eruption
Tsunami, 36,417
1902
      
Mt. Pelee, Martinique Volcano Eruption
Ash flows, 29,025
1902
      
Soufriere, St Vincent Volcano Eruption
Ash flows, 1,680
1906
      
San Francisco Earthquake
Between 7.7 and 8.3 magnitudes; killed approximately 3,000 people, the most devastating earthquake in U.S. history.
1911
      
Taal, Philippines Volcano Eruption
Ash flows,1,335
1919
      
Kelut, Indonesia Volcano Eruption
Mudflows, 5,110
1923
      
Great Kantō Earthquake
On the Japanese island of Honshū, killing over 140,000 in Tokyo.
1931
      
Napier Earthquake
256 dead.
1933
      
Long Beach Earthquake
1950
      
Assam Earthquake
Earthquake in Assam, India measures 8.6M.
1951
      
Hibok-Hibok, Philippines Volcano Eruption
Ash flows, 500
1951
      
Lamington, Papua N.G Volcano Eruption
Ash flows, 2,942
1952
      
Great Kern County Earthquake
This was second strongest tremor in Southern California history.
1952
      
Kamchatka Earthquakes
1954
      
Hurricane Haze
1954
      
Hurricanes Carol and Edna
1955
      
Hurricanes Connie and Diane
1957
      
Hurricane Audrey
1959
      
Quake Lake Earthquake
Formed a lake in southern Montana, USA.
1960
      
Great Chilean Earthquake
Biggest earthquake ever recorded, 9.5 on Moment magnitude scale, and generated tsunamis throughout the Pacific ocean.
1963
      
Agung, Indonesia Volcano Eruption
Ash flows,1,184
1964
      
Good Friday Earthquake
In Alaska, it was the third biggest earthquake recorded, measuring 9.2M. and generated tsunamis throughout the Pacific ocean.
1969
      
Hurricane Camille
1970
      
Ancash Earthquake
Caused a landslide that buried the town of Yungay, Peru; killed over 40,000 people.
1970
      
East Pakistan Hurricane
(Bangladesh) 500,000 to 1 million
1971
      
Sylmar Earthquake
Caused great and unexpected destruction of freeway bridges and flyways in the San Fernando Valley.
1972
      
Managua Earthquake
Nicaragua. Which killed more than 10,000 people and destroyed 90% of the city. The country's second major earthquake after another large one in 1931.
1974
      
Darwin, Australia Cyclone Tracy
Occured Christmas Eve/Day killing 71 people and destroying more than 70 percent of Darwin's buildings and transportation infrastructure. Left more than 20,000 people homeless, out of the 48,000 inhabitants of the city.
1976
      
Frioul Earthquake
Which killed more than 2.000 people in Northern Italy on the 6th of May
1976
      
Guatemala Earthquake
Causing 23,000 deaths, 77,000 injuries.
1976
      
Tangshan Earthquake
The most destructive earthquake of modern times. The official death toll was 255,000.
1979
      
Tropical Storm Claudette
1982
      
El Chichon, Mexico Volcano Eruption
Ash flows, 2,000
1983
      
Coalinga, California Earthquake
6.5 on the Richter scale on a section of the San Andreas Fault.
1985
      
Great Mexican Earthquake
Killed over 6,500 people (though it is believed as many as 30,000 may have died)
1985
      
Ruiz, Colombia Volcano Eruption
Mudflows, 25,000
1986
      
Great San Salvador Earthquake
Killed over 1,500 people.
1987
      
Whittier Narrows Earthquake
1988
      
Armenian Earthquake
Killed over 25,000.
1989
      
Loma Prieta Earthquake
Severely affecting Santa Cruz, San Francisco and Oakland in California.
1990
      
Luzon Earthquake
Measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale.
1991
      
Pinatubo, Philippines Volcano Eruption
Roof collapses and disease, 800
1992
      
Landers, California Earthquake
Serious damage in the small town of Yucca Valley.
1994
      
Northridge, California Earthquake
Damage showed seismic resistance deficiencies in modern low-rise apartment construction.
1995
      
Great Hanshin Earthquake
Killed over 6,400 people in and around Kobe, Japan.
1999
      
Armenia, Colombia Earthquake
6.2 on the Richter scale, Killed over 2,000 in the Colombian Coffee Grown Zone.
1999
      
Chi-Chi Earthquake
Also called the 921 earthquake. Struck Taiwan on September 21 1999.
1999
      
Düzce Earthquake
Düzce, Turkey. Killed over 17,000 people.
1999
      
Hector Mine Earthquake
7.1 on the Richter scale, epicentered 30 miles east of Barstow, California, widely felt in California and Nevada.
1999
      
İzmit Earthquake
Killed over 17,000 in northwestern Turkey.


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