What Hazard Causes The Most Deaths?

What is the most dangerous natural disaster?

Top 11 Deadliest Natural Disasters in History1138 Aleppo earthquake – maybe.

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2010 Haiti quake.

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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.

1920 Haiyuan earthquake.

1976 Tangshan earthquake.

526 Antioch earthquake.

1839 India cyclone/1881 Haiphong typhoon.

1556 Shaanxi earthquake..

Which earthquake caused the most deaths?

The most deadly earthquake in history was in Shaanxi, China in 1556. It’s estimated to have killed 830,000 people. This is more than twice that of the second most fatal: the recent Port-au-Prince earthquake in Haiti in 2010. It’s reported that 316,000 people died as a result.

What are the top 10 worst natural disasters?

Here are 10 of the deadliest natural disasters in 2018, according to data from the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, based in Belgium.Nigeria: Floods. … Japan: Floods. … India: Floods. … Guatemala: Volcanic Eruption. … Indonesia: Tsunami. … Indonesia: Earthquake. … Indonesia: Earthquake and Tsunami.More items…•

What world event killed the most humans?

Table ranking “History’s Most Deadly Events”: Influenza pandemic (1918-19) 20-40 million deaths; black death/plague (1348-50), 20-25 million deaths, AIDS pandemic (through 2000) 21.8 million deaths, World War II (1937-45), 15.9 million deaths, and World War I (1914-18) 9.2 million deaths.

What is the greatest tragedy in history?

Ten deadliest natural disasters by highest estimated death toll excluding epidemics and faminesRankDeath toll (Highest estimate)Event1.4,000,0001931 China floods2.2,000,0001887 Yellow River flood3.830,0001556 Shaanxi earthquake4.655,0001976 Tangshan earthquake6 more rows

What state has never had a natural disaster?

MichiganMichigan is considered to be the state with the least natural disasters, with a minor chance of earthquakes, tornadoes, or hurricanes.