10 Years of Haiti Earthquake #Infographic

10 Years of Haiti Earthquake #Infographic

January 12, 2020, marks the 10th anniversary–a decade after Haiti's devastating earthquake. The 7.0-magnitude quake, which had its epicenter in the capital of Haiti, claimed about 316,000 lives in Port-au-Prince while more than 1.5 million people became homeless.

Yes, this United States Geological Survey chart reveals that the Haiti earthquake has had the most deaths since the 1920 Chinese disaster. The earthquake has led to deaths of about 273,400 people, according to estimates, and is ranked as the second deadliest earthquake in world history.

Many major earthquakes that took place include the Tangshan jolts that killed about 242,800 people in 1976 and the magnitude 9.1 earthquake and tsunami that hit the island of Sumatra, Indonesia in 2004, killing 227,900 people.

10 Years of Haiti Earthquake #Infographic

infographic by: www.statista.com

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