Largest Earthquakes By Year

These are the largest earthquakes (those of greatest magnitude) per year since the start of the 21st century
Answers are the country geographically closest to epicentre
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_earthquakes#Largest_earthquakes_by_country/territory
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Last updated: May 29, 2019
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Event
Magnitude
Answer
2019 Peru Earthquake
8
Peru
2018 Fiji earthquake
8.2
Fiji
2017 Chiapas earthquake
8.2
Mexico
2016 Ecuador earthquake
7.8
Ecuador
2015 Illapel earthquake
8.3
Chile
2014 Iquique earthquake
8.2
Chile
2013 Okhotsk Sea earthquake
8.3
Russia
2012 Indian Ocean earthquakes
8.6
Indonesia
2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami
9.1
Japan
2010 Chile earthquake
8.8
Chile
2009 Samoa earthquake and tsunami
8.1
Samoa
2008 Sichuan earthquake
7.9
China
September 2007 Sumatra earthquake
8.4
Indonesia
2006 Kuril Islands earthquake
8.3
Russia
2005 Nias–Simeulue earthquake
8.6
Indonesia
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami
9.2
Indonesia
2003 Hokkaidō earthquake
8.3
Japan
2002 Denali earthquake
7.9
USA
2001 southern Peru earthquake
8.4
Peru
2000 Enggano earthquake
7.9
Indonesia
1999 Jiji earthquake
7.7
Taiwan
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