Natural Disasters, August 16

1868      1868 Ecuador Earthquakes, 70,000 people killed.

1888      Valley Field Quebec tornado, 9 people killed.

1906      An estimated 8.2 Mw earthquake hits Valparaiso, Chile killing 3,886 people.

1989      A solar flare creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips and leads to a halt in trading on Toronto’s stock market.

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