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1556 Shaanxi earthquake - Wikipedia
The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake or Jiajing earthquake was a catastrophic earthquake and is also the deadliest earthquake on record, killing approximately  ... More »

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

On this day in 1556, an earthquake in Shaanxi, China, kills an estimated 830,000 people. Counting casualties is often imprecise after large-scale disasters, ...

www.britannica.com/event/Shaanxi-province-earthquake-of-1556

The earthquake (estimated at magnitude 8) struck Shaanxi and neighbouring Shanxi province to the east early on Jan. 23, 1556, killing or injuring an estimated  ...

www.newhistorian.com/deadliest-earthquake-hits-china/2776

Jan 21, 2015 ... On the 23rd January 1556 the deadliest earthquake in history took place in the Shaanxi Province, Northern China. Measuring around eight on ...

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Jan 23, 2016 ... Prior to 20th century counting casualties is often vague after large-scale disasters . But Shaanxi Earthquake is still considered as the deadliest ...

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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 ...

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The Shaanxi Earthquake is often referred to as the Jiajing Great Earthquake because ... The earthquake occurred on January 23, 1556, in Shaanxi, many homes ...

factsanddetails.com/china/cat10/sub65/item396.html

Yunnan Province and Xinjiang get struck by a lot of earthquakes. Gansu, Shaanxi and Qinghai Provinces also get hit fairly often. Sichuan got hammered by a ...

www.reference.com/science/main-cause-shaanxi-earthquake-f2cbcde78e6fe3b2

Like most earthquakes, the 1556 Shaanxi earthquake occurred due to the sudden shifting of tectonic plates against each other. Tectonic plates are large chunks ...

patriciahysell.wordpress.com/2010/01/23/shaanxi-earthquake

Jan 23, 2010 ... January 23, 1556: The deadliest earthquake on record. Approximately 830000 people were killed in Shaanxi, China when a 520-mile wide ...