The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake (Chinese: 华县大地震; pinyin: Huáxiàn Dàdìzhèn)
or Jiajing earthquake (Chinese: 嘉靖大地震...
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The Shaanxi Earthquake is often referred to as the Jiajing Great Earthquake
because it is located in what ... The event did not take place on a plate boundary,
but in a fault. ... Normal dip-slip faults occur in areas where rocks are pulling apart
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Like most earthquakes, the 1556 Shaanxi earthquake occurred due to the
sudden shifting of tectonic plates against ... How did the Shaanxi earthquake
23, 1556), massive earthquake in Shaanxi province in northern China, believed
to be the deadliest earthquake ever recorded. The earthquake (estimated at ...
On this day in 1556, an earthquake in Shaanxi, China, kills an estimated ....
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Two tectonic plates collided. The magintude of it was 8.0 which is very high for
the strength of earthquakes.
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