The Ten Costliest Earthquake in the last 100 years

Year

Death toll

1980

Italy : $10-$20 billion

1988

Armenia : $14.2-$20.5 billion

1989

Loma Prieta, California, U.S. : $5.9-$12 billion

1994

Northridge, California, U.S. : $20-$40 billion

1994

Kuril Islands, Russia; Hokkaido, Japan : $11.7 billion

1995

Kobe, Japan: $131.5 billion

1999

Taiwan : $9.2-$14 billion

1999

Turkey : $6.5-$12 billion

1999

Turkey : $10 billion

2004

Niigata, Japan : $28 billion

Sources: Hazard data: Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program. Population Data: LandScan 2004, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Department of Energy. Earthquake Data: Earthquake Hazards Program/USGS and National Geophysical data Center/NOAA

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