licensed under a Creative Commons Since 1900, there have been more than 10,000 “strong” earthquakes—with magnitudes of 6 or greater—around the world, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The maximum earthquakes per day was 138 on 30 August, 2020. Eastern Iceland is bouncing back too as its Vatnajökull ice cap fades away. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. Using data from USGS and Wikipedia, Carmichael plotted where and how large earthquakes were in any given year between 1900 and 2015. The possibility exists that these could trigger submarine landslides spawning tsunamis capable of threatening North Atlantic coastlines. This feature is limited to our corporate solutions. With a globe it is possible to view quakes in the polar regions and pacific without page breaks.”. Please log in to access our additional functions, *Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license, The ideal entry-level account for individual users. Quick Analysis with our professional Research Service: Content Marketing & Information Design for your projects: Global earthquake death toll from 2000 to 2015, Number of deaths caused by majors droughts worldwide up to 2016, Number of earthquakes worldwide 2000-2019, Global number of natural disasters events 2000-2019. Therefore, the apparent increase in large earthquake frequency over the last few centuries is unlikely to be accurate. ", CRED, Earthquakes with the highest death toll worldwide from 1900 to 2016 Statista, https://www.statista.com/statistics/266325/death-toll-in-great-earthquakes/ (last visited November 13, 2020), Earthquakes with the highest death toll worldwide from 1900 to 2016, Global number of deaths from natural disasters 2000-2019, Most significant natural disasters worldwide by death toll up to 2019, Biggest natural disasters worldwide by economic damage up to 2018, Natural disasters with the most fatalities worldwide 2019, Natural disasters with the most victims worldwide 2019, Top 5 natural disasters worldwide by economic damage 2019, Number of natural disasters worldwide by type 2019, Natural disaster victims worldwide by type of catastrophe 2019, Damage caused by natural disasters worldwide by type of catastrophe 2019, Share of fatalities from natural disasters by continent 2019, Natural disasters - countries with the most fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants 2016, Natural disasters - share of persons affected worldwide by continent 2019, Share of economic damage caused by natural disasters by continent 2019, Earthquakes worldwide by Richter Scale gradation 2006-2019, Strongest earthquakes worldwide until 2020, Death toll in great earthquakes as of 2016, Biggest earthquakes worldwide by economic damage 1980-2018, Number of earthquakes, by country 1900-2016, Death toll from earthquakes by country up to 2016, Number of fatalities due to major storms worldwide up to 2016, Number of people affected by major storms worldwide up to 2016, Economic damage caused by major storms worldwide up to 2016, Death due to major flooding worldwide up to 2016, People affected by major floods worldwide up to 2016, Economic damage caused by major floods worldwide up to 2016, Number of deaths resulting from major mudslides worldwide up to 2016, People affected by major mudslides up to 2016, People affected by major droughts worldwide up to 2016, Economic loss due to major droughts worldwide up to 2016, Victims of the world's major heat waves and cold spells up to 2016, Economic losses due to major heat waves and cold spells worldwide up to 2016, Fatalities due to the most significant wildfires worldwide as of 2016, Individuals affected by the most significant wildfires worldwide up to 2016, Number of fatalities due to earthquakes in China 2008-2018, Number of fatalities due to natural disasters in Japan 2008-2017, Japan - GDP shares of the earthquake-affected prefectures, Wildfires - death toll worldwide up to 2016, Natural disasters in China: economic loss due to earthquakes 2003-2013, Natural disasters in China: number of earthquakes 2003-2013, Deaths caused by avalanches by state U.S. 1951-2019, Global fatalities due to volcanic eruptions by cause 1500-2017, Dry land movement - number of global deaths up to 2016, Worldwide weather-related disaster occurrence and deaths by income 1995-2015, Volcanic eruptions - death toll worldwide up to 2016, Fatalities by avalanches, by activity U.S. 1951-2019, Number of drowning deaths in NT Australia FY 2018 by age group, Share of drowning deaths in TAS Australia FY 2018 by season, Number of drowning deaths in Australia FY 2019 by activity, Number of marine natural reserves in UAE by emirate 2018, Italy: distribution of endemic species of vertebrates 2003, by geographical area, Find your information in our database containing over 20,000 reports, Tools and Tutorials explained in our Media Centre.