Historic Earthquakes

Tango, Japan
1927 March 07 09:27 UTC
Magnitude 7.6

3,020 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
More than 1,100 people killed and 98% of the houses in Mineyama destroyed by the earthquake and subsequent fires. The quake was felt from Kagoshima to Tokyo. Faulting was observed on the Gomura and Yamada Faults, at right angles to each other at the base of the Tango Peninsula.