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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
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
When did this happen?Dec. 26, 2004Magnitude: 9.1How many deaths?This earthquake killed about 227,898 people
When did it happen?January 12, 2010Magnitude: 7.0How many people died?222,570 people where killed
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.
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.
When did this happen?October 5, 1948Magnitude: 7.3How many people where killed?There where 110,000 deaths
When did this occur?May 22, 1960Magnitude: 9.5How many people died?1,655Injured: 3,000Homeless: 2,000,000
Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA
When did this occur?March 28, 1964Magnitude: 9.2How many people died?There where 131 people killed
North Coast of Japan
When did this occur?May 11, 2011Magnitude: 9.0How many people died?15,891 people where killed in this earthquake
When did this occur?November 4th, 1952Magnitude: 8.9- 9.0How many people died?10,000 people where killed