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The Top Ten Strongest Earthquakes by Magnitude So Far

By Russell Deasley @Worlds_Top_10

While this list does feature the strongest earthquakes by magnitude so far, records only started in 1500! So anything before that (which could have been considerable stronger) are not recorded. But that doesn’t mean these ten are any less destructive… The Top Ten Strongest Earthquakes by Magnitude So Far   10 – The Ecuador–colombia Earthquake in 1906 – Magnitude: 8.8 Info: The 1906 Ecuador–Colombia earthquake occurred at 15:36 UTC on January 31, off the coast of Ecuador, near Esmeraldas. The earthquake had a moment magnitude of 8.8 and triggered a destructive tsunami that caused at least 500 casualties on the coast of Colombia. The greatest damage from the tsunami occurred on the coast between Río Verde, Ecuador and Micay, Colombia.


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