(Background Picture) This is the damage of the 1556 Shaanxi Province Earthquake www.top1us.com
The Shaanxi Province Earthquake happened on the morning of January 23rd, 1556. This was known as the worst earthquake to ever hit China. The epicenter was in Wei River Basin. This is located near Huaxian, Weinan, and Huayin. Every building in Huaxian was demolished. history.cultural-china.com
This earthquake was also known as The Jiajing Great Earthquake. Jiajing destroyed over 520 miles (840 kilometers) of inner China. It killed over 60% of the are patriciahysell.wordpress.com January 23, 1556: The deadliest earthquake on record. Approximately 830,000 people were killed in Shaanxi, China when a 520-mile wide area that cut across  97 counties was destroyed. Death tolls we…
This earthquake caused 520 miles (840 kilometers) It killed 830,000 people. 60% of China's population was killed in this earthquake. Prior to the earthquake they lived in underground caves called Loess Caves. The earthquake crumpled them, leaving them homeless. patriciahysell.wordpress.com January 23, 1556: The deadliest earthquake on record. Approximately 830,000 people were killed in Shaanxi, China when a 520-mile wide area that cut across  97 counties was destroyed. Death tolls we…
This was given a 7.9-8.3 on the Richter Scale. It was given an XI (11) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Jiajing did not take place on a boundary, it took place on a fault. The fault is named Weihe Basin. The fault was located on the Eurasia plate. This fault was called a reverse dip-slip fault. thegeosphere.pbworks.com thegeosphere / 1556 Shaanxi (Shensi), China
(Picture) This is where the earthquake hit. The red part is the Shaanxi Province. The yellow part indicates the other provinces that were affected. The green part is the rest of China. history.cultural-china.com
This is a video on the world's worst natural disasters. The video includes natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanos, floods, and tornados (cyclones). The Shaanxi earthquake is #4. youtu.be Top Worst List of the Worst Natural Disasters. 5 - India Cyclone -- 1839, India (Deaths 300,000) 4 - Shaanxi Earthquake -- 1556, China (Deaths 830,000) 3 - B...
(Picture) These were the railroad tracks that the earthquake caused to move 3.bp.blogspot.com
It affected 97 counties. These include the counties of Henan, Gansu, Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu, and Anhui. history.cultural-china.com
Coordinates:"34(degrees)3000"N,109(degrees)17'60E www.evi.com 1556 shaanxi earthquake coordinates - Evi

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