1290 Chihli earthquake
|Date||September 27, 1290|
|Countries or regions||Yuan Dynasty|
The 1290 Chihli earthquake occurred on 27 September with an epicenter near Ningcheng, Inner Mongolia, Yuan Dynasty. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 6.8 and a maximum felt intensity of IX (violent) on the mercalli intensity scale. It is estimated that about 100,000 people were killed.
The earthquake destroyed 480 storehouses and countless houses in Ningcheng. Changping, Hejian, Renqiu, Xiongxian, Baoding, Yixian and Baixiang were also affected. It severely damaged the Fengguo Temple in Yixian.
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