China’s 10 Deadliest Earthquakes in the Last 50 Years

The Most Lethal Earthquakes Since 1968 Based on Casualties

Deadliest Earthquakes in China

Out of all the world’s deadly natural disasters, few surpass that of an earthquake. The violent shaking, ground splitting devastation caused by earthquakes are phenomenal. Not only can the initial shock be deadly, but so can the aftershocks, waves and landslides that occur as a direct result. A side from the natural side effects, there are houses, buildings and other structures which crumble and give way to the dangerous power of an earthquake, resulting in even more damage.

In this list we explore China’s most deadly earthquakes in the last 50 years. This is a modern history list and it will only include earthquakes that took place in China since 1968. The damage and numbers are staggering and I bet you’ll hardly believe which earthquake is #1…

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