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Deadliest earthquake in history rocks China - Jan 23, 1556 ...


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, ...

Deadliest Earthquake Hits China - New Historian


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 ...

What was the main cause of the Shaanxi Earthquake? | Reference ...


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

China: Shaanxi Province Earthquake of 1556 - Earthquakes


Earth Quakes: The China: Shaanxi Province Earthquake of January 23, 1556. Find quakes by ... Key Facts ... The 25 Biggest Earthquakes Ever Recorded.

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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 ...

History of Geology: 23 January, 1556: The Jiajing Great Earthquake


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 ...

Shaanxi Earthquake | Little Bits of History


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 Shaanxi Earthquake of 1556 - Article of the Day - English ...


The deadliest earthquake on record and the fifth deadliest natural disaster in history, the Shaanxi earthquake of 1556 killed approximately ...

What Was Different About China's Quake? - Live Science


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.

BBC Four - 10 Things You Didn't Know About..., Earthquakes, The ...


Apr 27, 2011 ... The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake in China killed nearly one million people.

1556 Shaanxi earthquake
The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake or Jiajing earthquake was a catastrophic earthquake and is also the deadliest earthquake on record, killing approximately  ... More »
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Shaanxi province earthquake of 1556 | China | Britannica.com


Shaanxi province earthquake of 1556, (Jan. 23, 1556), massive earthquake in Shaanxi province in northern China, believed to be the deadliest earthquake ever ...

How did the Shaanxi earthquake happen? | Reference.com


According to the Encyclop?dia Britannica, the Shaanxi earthquake occurred due to movement along the ... What are some interesting earthquake facts for kids?

1556: Shaanxi, China - Top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes - TIME


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 ...