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The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake or Jiajing earthquake was a catastrophic earthquake and is also ... (January 2013) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) .... visited Guangzhou later in 1556, heard about the earthquake, and later reported about it in the last chapter of his book, A Treatise of China (1569).


23, 1556), massive earthquake in Shaanxi province in northern China, believed ... Seismic waves are produced when some form of energy stored in Earth's crust  ...


On this day in History, Deadliest earthquake in history rocks China on Jan 23, 1556. ... On this day in 1556, an earthquake in Shaanxi, China, kills an estimated .... of the North Korean coast when it is intercepted by North Korean patrol boats. ... Declaring he did not care whether or not it was the rebellious band of Indians he ...


Jan 21, 2015 ... The earthquake is often referred to as the Jiajing Great earthquake, ... Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shandong and Shanxi. ... so long ago, but estimates for the death toll in the Jiajing earthquake ... Please enter your name and email below to receive daily latest news updates from New Historian.


The Shaanxi earthquake or Hua County Earthquake is the deadliest ... Magnitude -5.8 Earthquake Strikes U.S. National Capital Area. Aug. ... Latest Headlines.


Jan 13, 2010 ... The deadliest quake of all time might be one of the least talked about, ... Centered in China's central Shaanxi province, the 1556 quake claimed ...


According to the Encyclop?dia Britannica, the Shaanxi earthquake occurred due to movement along the three major fault lines that form the basin of the Wei ...


May 15, 2008 ... The May 12 quake was the worst to hit the region since 1976, when a major earthquake resulted ... The largest quake reported in the region to date was the Shaanxi earthquake of 1556, which left 830,000 dead. ... Last Name.


Jan 14, 2010 ... The Shaanxi earthquake—also known as the Hua County ... the earthquake occurred as long as three years later, but the effects did not come ...


Page history last edited by Michaela O'Brien 7 years, 1 month ago ... 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.