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, ...
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 ...
Like most earthquakes, the 1556 Shaanxi earthquake occurred due to the
sudden shifting of tectonic plates against each other. Tectonic plates are large
Earth Quakes: The China: Shaanxi Province Earthquake of January 23, 1556.
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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
Jan 23, 2011 ... "In the winter of 1556, an earthquake catastrophe occurred in the Shaanxi and
Shanxi Provinces. In our Hua County, various misfortunes took ...
Jan 23, 2010 ... January 23, 1556: The deadliest earthquake on record. Approximately 830000
people were killed in Shaanxi, China when a 520-mile wide ...
The deadliest earthquake on record and the fifth deadliest natural disaster in
history, the Shaanxi earthquake of 1556 killed approximately ...
Apr 14, 2010 ... The earthquake that struck western China occurred in the middle of a plate within
the Tibetan Plateau. ... The deadliest earthquake on record, which occurred in
Shaanxi, China, and killed ... 13 Crazy Earthquake Facts.
Apr 27, 2011 ... The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake in China killed nearly one million people.