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DANGEROUS DISASTERS. A PowerPoint about the top 10 deadliest earthquakes and volcanoes in history, created by Tracy Glova, Daniela Nguyen, and Ly Truong. TOP 10 DEADLIEST EARTHQUAKES. Ten: The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 Nine: The Ashgabat Earthquake of 1924 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • DANGEROUS DISASTERSA PowerPoint about the top 10 deadliest earthquakes and volcanoes in history, created by Tracy Glova, Daniela Nguyen, and Ly Truong.

  • TOP 10 DEADLIEST EARTHQUAKESTen: The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923Nine: The Ashgabat Earthquake of 1924Eight: The Hokkaido Earthquake of 1730Seven: The Ardabil Earthquake of 1997Six: The Damghan Earthquake of 856Five: The Indian Ocean Earthquake of 2004Four: The Aleppo Earthquake of 1138Three: The Haiyun Earthquake of 1920Two: The Tangshan Earthquake of 1976One: The Shaanxi Earthquake of 1556

  • 10: THE GREAT KANTOEARTHQUAKE OF 1923Date: September 01, 1923Location: Kanto plain of Honshu, JapanMagnitude: 8.3Duration: 4-10 minutes (11:58 AM)Death toll: 142,000

  • 9: THE ASHGABAT EARTHQUAKE OF 1948Date: October 06, 1948Location: Ashgabat, TurkmenistanMagnitude: 7.3Duration: Unknown (2:17 AM)Death toll: 110,000

  • 8: THE HOKKAIDO EARTHQUAKE OF 1730Date: December 30, 1730Location: Hokkaido, JapanMagnitude: 8.3Duration: UnknownDeath toll: 137,000

  • 7: THE ARDABIL EARTHQUAKE OF 1997Date: February 28, 1997Location: Ardabil, IranMagnitude: 6.1Duration: 15 seconds (4:37 PM)Death toll: 150,000

  • 6: THE DAMGHAN EARTHQUAKE OF 856Date: December 22, 856Location: Alborz mountain range (present day Iran)Magnitude: 8Duration: UnknownDeath toll: 200,000

  • 5: THE INDIAN OCEAN EARTHQUAKE OF 2004Date: December 26, 2004Location: Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Maldives, and the eastern coast of AfricaMagnitude: 9.1 9.3Duration: 8-10 minutesDeath toll: 200,000

  • 4: THE ALEPPO EARTHQUAKE OF 1138Date: October 11, 1138Location: Aleppo, SyriaMagnitude: 8.5Duration: UnknownDeath toll: 230,000

  • 3: THE HAIYUANEARTHQUAKE OF 1920Date: December 16, 1920Location: Haiyuan, ChinaMagnitude: 7.8 8.5Duration: (12:06 PM)Death toll: 235, 502

  • 2: THE TANGSHAN EARTHQUAKE OF 1976Date: July 28, 1976Location: Tangshan, ChinaMagnitude: 7.8Duration: 23 seconds (7:42 PM)Death toll: 242,419 779,000

  • 1: THE SHAANXIEARTHQUAKE OF 1556Date: January 23, 1556Location: Ming China (all countries occupied by China during the Ming Dynasty; more than 97 countries)Magnitude: 8Duration: UnknownDeath toll: 820,000 830,00

  • TOP 10 DEADLIEST VOLCANO ERUPTIONSTen: The Mount Galunggung Eruption of 1882Nine: The Mount Kelut Eruption of 1919Eight: The Second Mount Vesuvius Eruption of 1631Seven: The Laki Volcanic System Eruption of 1783Six: The First Mount Vesuvius Eruption of 79 ADFive: The Mount Unzen Eruption of 1792Four: The Nevado del Ruiz Eruption of 1985Three: The Mount Krakatoa Eruption of 1883Two: The Mount Pelee Eruption of 1902One: The Mount Tambora Eruption of 1816

  • 10: THE MOUNT GALUNGGUNGERUPTION OF 1882Date: October 1882Location: West Java, IndonesiaDeath toll: 4,011

  • 9: THE MOUNT KELUT ERUPTION OF 1919Date: May 19, 1919Location: East Java, IndonesiaDeath toll: 5,110

  • 8: THE 2ND MOUNT VESUVIUS ERUPTION OF 1631Date: December 1631Location: Gulf of Naples, ItalyDeath toll: 6,000

  • 7: THE LAKI VOLCANIC SYSTEM ERUPTION OF 1783Date: June 08, 1783Location: southern IcelandDeath toll: 9,350

  • 6: THE FIRST MOUNT VESUVIUS ERUPTION OF 79 ADDate: April 24, 79 ADLocation: Gulf of Naples, ItalyDeath toll: 10,000 +

  • 5: THE MOUNT UNZEN ERUPTION OF 1792Date: Exact month and date unknownLocation: Kyushu, JapanDeath toll: 15,000

  • 4: TH NEVADO DEL RUIZ ERUPTION OF 1985Date: November 13, 1985Location: Caldas and Tolima, ColombiaDeath toll: 23,000

  • 3: THE MOUNT KRAKATOA ERUPTION OF 1883Date: August 26-27, 1883Location: The Sunda Stait of IndonesiaDeath toll: 36,000

  • 2: THE MOUNT PELEE ERUPTION OF 1902Date: May 07/08, 1902Location: Lesser Antilles, In the CarribeanDeath toll: 40,000

  • 1: THE MOUNT TAMBORA ERUPTION OF 1815Date: April 10, 1815Location: Sumbawa, IndonesiaDeath toll: 92,000