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TITLE: Ten of the Deadliest Earthquakes


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Lisbon, Portugal
Date: Nov. 1, 1755
Magnitude: ?
Deaths: 70,000

Shemaka, Azerbaijan
Date: Nov. 1667
Magnitude: 6.9
Deaths: 80,000

Messina, Italy
Date: Dec. 28, 1908
Magnitude: 7.5
Deaths: 120,000

Antakya, Turkey
Date: 115 AD
Magnitude: ?
Deaths: 260,000

Gansu Province, China
Western
Date: Dec. 26, 1932
Magnitude: 7.6
Deaths: 70,000

 

Gansu Province, China
Eastern
Date: Dec. 16, 1920
Magnitude: 8.5
Deaths: 180,000

Calcutta, India
Date: Oct. 11, 1737
Magnitude: ?
Deaths: 300,000

Shaanxi, China
Date: Jan. 23, 1556
Magnitude: ?
Deaths: 830,000

Tangshan, China
Date: July 27, 1976
Magnitude: 7.6
Deaths: 650,000

Tokyo, Japan
Date: Sept. 1, 1923
Magnitude: 8.2
Deaths: 143,000


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