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Deadly Earthquakes

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Shensi, China

When did this happen?January 23, 1556How many people died?It is estimated that 830,000 people where killed in it.The geological effects that were reported where ground fissures, uplift, subsidence, liquefaction, and landslides.Magnitude: about 8

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Tangshan, China

When did this happen?July 27, 1976Magnitude: 7.5How many people died?It is estimated that it killed about 255,000- 655,000 peopleIt had a after shock of about 5.0-5.5The damages extended as far as Beijing

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Sumatra, Indonesia

When did this happen?Dec. 26, 2004Magnitude: 9.1How many deaths?This earthquake killed about 227,898 people

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Haiti

When did it happen?January 12, 2010Magnitude: 7.0How many people died?222,570 people where killed

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Haiyuan, Ningxia, China

When did it occur?December 16, 1920Magnitude: 7.8How many people where killed?About 200,000 people died.Nearly all the houses collapses in the cities of Longde and Huining.

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Kanto, Japan

When did this happen?September 1, 1923Magnitude: 7.9How many people died?142,800 people where killedMore than 694,000 houses were partially or completely destroyed.

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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

When did this happen?October 5, 1948Magnitude: 7.3How many people where killed?There where 110,000 deaths

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Southern Chile

When did this occur?May 22, 1960Magnitude: 9.5How many people died?1,655Injured: 3,000Homeless: 2,000,000

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Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA

When did this occur?March 28, 1964Magnitude: 9.2How many people died?There where 131 people killed

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North Coast of Japan

When did this occur?May 11, 2011Magnitude: 9.0How many people died?15,891 people where killed in this earthquake

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Kamchatka, Russia.

When did this occur?November 4th, 1952Magnitude: 8.9- 9.0How many people died?10,000 people where killed

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Sources

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deadliest-earthquake-in-history-rocks-china

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1976_07_27.php

http://earthquakes.findthedata.com/l/3430/Turkmenistan-Ashkhabad

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1923_09_01.php

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1920_12_16.php

http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1953425_1953424_1953443,00.html

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2010/us2010rja6/#details

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2004/us2004slav/

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1976_07_27_eib.php

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1964_03_28.php

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2011/usc0001xgp/

http://www.earthmagazine.org/article/japans-megaquake-and-killer-tsunami-how-did-happen

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1952_11_04.php

http://top5ofanything.com/list/1fc24de1/Strongest-Earthquakes-ever-Recorded

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/42029974/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/top-deadliest-earthquakes-history/#.VVpuPP5FAdU

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