When we are disrupting the normal order of nature, some potential natural disasters has been brewing in, just that we found it was too late. In the natural disaster, human power often show very little, or even incapable of action. TheChina, a series of disasters caused by the earthquake is the most serious natural disasters. In recent years, the earthquake disaster is do what one wishes without restraint, continue to destroy human life. Below we together to understand what are the world ten big earthquake disaster.
China Tangshan earthquake in 1976, China Tangshan Richter 7.8 magnitudeearthquake caused a total of more than 24.2 people died. The Tangshan earthquake has no obvious foreshocks, aftershocks continued for 16 hours. The Tangshan earthquake is one of the ten natural disasters in twentieth Century.
The December 26, 2004 India Ocean tsunami, the tsunami in India ocean, Ocean Centre at magnitude 9.2 on the Richter scale, release the energy equivalent of23000 atomic bomb blast energy, earthquake that triggered the tsunami hit 11 countries along the coast of India ocean, killed nearly 230000 people.
Chinese Haiyuan earthquake of December 16, 1920 in Haiyuan County, southern the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Chinese area on the Richter 7.8 earthquake,Chinese spread in 7 provinces and cities. The earthquake caused the river diversion, debris flow and landslide, some villages have been completely buried.According to incomplete statistics, a total of more than 23 people died.
The great Kanto earthquake in Japan in December 1, 1923, Japan Tokyo -Yokohama line suffered a magnitude 7.9 earthquake that triggered the tsunamihit, up to 12 meters high. Yokohama city in the 90% buildings collapsed, the 2/5 Tokyo was destroyed, killing at least 143000 people. The great Kanto earthquake in Japan so far is the largest earthquake hazard.
The Turkmenistan earthquake in 1948 October, the capital of TurkmenistanAshkhabad suffered a magnitude 7.3 earthquake, a few minutes city lies in ruins.Although the Soviet Union sent more than 1000 doctors, nurses and othermedical staff, but there are still 110000 people killed.
Wenchuan earthquake in China in May 12, 2008, Southwest China's Sichuanprovince suffered a magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit, nearly 70000 people were killed and about 10000000 people homeless, the property loss of more than$86000000000.
Pakistani Kashmir earthquake of October 8, 2005, Pakistan Kashmir wasmagnitude 7.6 earthquake hit, 79000 people dead and millions homeless. As the area lies in the mountain area, resulting in the relief and reconstruction difficult.
Italy Messina earthquake in December 28, 1908, a magnitude 7.5 earthquakeoccurred in the Italy northeast of Sicily in the Strait of Messina, triggered a tsunami as high as 12 meters, along the coast of Italy has been hit hard. 80000 people were killed and dozens of small town were destroyed. The refugees fled to Italy from all over the country, and even some people arrived in North america.
Peru Qinbo earthquake of May 31, 1970, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scaleearthquake attacked Peru coastal city of Chimbote, although the focal distancedowntown 20 kilometers, but resulted in the death of 70000 people, about 800000 people homeless. The top of the mountain stone at a speed of 320kilometers per hour roll, several villages were completely smashed.
The magnitude 9 earthquake in Japan in the east coast of Beijing earthquake in 2011 03 months 11 days thirteen forty-six near east coast of Honshu, Japan Sea,13498 people were killed, 14734 missing, the earthquake also caused the first nuclear power plant in Fukushima 1, 2, 3, unit 4 reactor exploded one after another, the radioactive material leaked to the outside. At noon on 15 unit 4reactor exploded.