Haiyuan, China (1920) • Earth.com

Last update: December 5th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Haiyuan, China (1920)

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiyuan, China in 1920 killed an estimated 200,000 people. One town was completely buried beneath a landslide triggered by the earthquake, and its force was felt as far away as Norway.

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