There have been numerous deadly Earthquakes over the last 10 years such as: the Earthquake in Bam, Iran, which killed 30.000 people and destroyed that city.
The Earthquake, which caused the devastating 2004 Boxing day Tsunami that killed approximately 230.000 people and had a very heavy death toll on coastlines in the Indian ocean. The powerful 2005 Pakistan Earthquake, which killed approximately 82.000 people and destroyed that city and even killed people in other countries; The 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, which destroyed that whole region and killed over 80.000 people.
The Earthquake in Haiti, which took over 230.000 lives and utterly destroyed that capital. The super-quake in Chile that literally “shortened the day”.
Several strong quakes these past months have struck the Indonesian region, one quake measuring 7.8 (April 06) and another 7.2 (May 09) in magnitude. 27 earthquakes this year have been measuring 6.5 or greater in magnitude as of July 19 2010. USGS’ lists a total of 43 significant earthquakes worldwide for 2010, and we have over 4 months left to go! There’s no doubt at all that there will be many more Deadly Earthquakes to come in the very near future!