Kanto, Japan (1923) • Earth.com

Last update: December 13th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Kanto, Japan (1923)

At least 140,000 people died in the Great Kanto earthquake of 1923. It struck the main Japanese island of Honshu, causing the most damage the country had ever seen. Firestorms ravaged cities and fires persisted for days.

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