Approximate epicenters of the earthquakes in 2010.
|Strongest Earthquake||Chile Earthquake
The earthquakes in 2010 have resulted in nearly 250,000 fatalities. Primarily, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake caused at least 230,000 deaths to that country, making it the 5th deadliest earthquake in recorded history. Also notable, the 2010 Chile earthquake registered a 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, ranking it the seventh strongest earthquake since 1900. The tsunami associated with the Chile earthquake caused tsunami advisories and warning across the entire Ocean rim, also known as the Ring of fire. There have so far been nine earthquakes that reached at least 6.0 magnitude, this article considers only quakes above 3.0 Magnitude allowed on this list.
The following tables, gather all the Information and make it easier to understand the format of the Earthquake Year/2010, There is a table of the Nation, Death Toll, Biggest Magnitude Earthquake & the Number of Earthquakes per nation in Table One, and then another table with the Number of quakes per month.
|Nation||Death Toll||Magnitude||No. of Quakes|
|2.||7.1||Solomon Islands||January 3|
|4.||7.0||Ryukyu Islands||March 8|