Deadliest earthquakes of the past 50 years

Published On: Mar 15 2013 07:59:30 AM HST   Updated On: Mar 15 2013 08:00:39 AM HST

The China: Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces, Chao-t'ung earthquake was on May 10, 1974 and had a magnitude of 7.1. The earthquake caused: 20,000 deaths.

Earthquakes are one of Mother Nature's most powerful events. Here's a look at some of the most tragic disasters of the past half century.  Learn more here.


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