These days, Syria and Turkey are dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in the world, an earthquake in which more than 4 thousand people died in just two days.
Since Monday’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria, the destruction and aftershocks are continuing, with the death toll continuing to rise.
Let’s know which were the most dangerous earthquakes since 2001 and how many people died in them?
June 22, 2022
The 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan killed more than 1100 people.
August 14, 2021
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, leveling many buildings and killing more than 2,200 people.
September 28, 2018
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia killed more than 4,300 people.
April 25, 2015
The earthquake in Nepal killed more than 8 thousand 800 people, the magnitude of this earthquake was 7.8.
March 11, 2011
A magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Japan and triggered a tsunami that killed more than 20,000 people.
January 12, 2010
This earthquake of Haiti is called the most dangerous earthquake ever in which 316 thousand people died. This Haiti earthquake was of magnitude 7 which destroyed everything.
May 12, 2008
The 7.9-magnitude earthquake killed 87,500 people in China.
May 26, 2006
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake killed 5,700 people in Indonesia.
October 8, 2005
The 7.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir, Punjab, KP regions of Pakistan killed more than 80 thousand people.
December 26, 2004
A 9.1-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia triggered a tsunami in the Indian Ocean that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries.
December 26, 2003
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Iran, killing 50,000 people.
January 26, 2001
20,000 people were killed in a 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Gujarat, India.