Earthquakes in the 20th century

There are thousands of earthquakes every year that occur around the world. Most are safe, thankfully. Some are particularly deadly and can kill hundreds of thousands in a matter of minutes. Disasters that countries often have to cope with, such as the last major earthquake in Haiti in 2010, which has left more than 200,000 victims, and which the country is still struggling to recover.
Here is an animation of all the earthquakes recorded during the 20th century, created by NOAA.

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