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Biggest Quake in 40 Years

Today's 9.0 quake that struck off the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, and triggered tsunamis in Southern Asia, was the 4th strongest earthquake since 1900. Here are the top 5 quakes in that time period:
1. Chile-1960-9.5
2. Alaska-1964-9.2
3. Aleutian Islands-1957-9.1
4. Kamchatka-1952-9.0
5. Sumatra-2004-9.0
Read more about the Sumatra quake in this New York Timesarticle(1).


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