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M6.6 - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, 1998
One of the world's deadliest earthquakes. At least 4,000 people killed, many thousands injured and homeless in Badakhshan and Takhar Provinces, Afghanistan. Felt strongly at Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. Also felt at Kabul, Afghanistan; Islamabad, Peshawar and Rawalpindi, Pakistan; Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
M7.0 - Romania, 1990
Nine people killed, more than 700 injured and severe damage in the Bucharest-Braila- Brasov area. Four people killed, some injured and many buildings damaged in Moldavia, USSR. One person died of a heart attack and extensive damage in northern Buglaria. Felt (VI) at Silistra and (V) at Sofia, Bulgaria. Felt (VI) at Kishinev; (IV) at Kiev, Lvov, Moscow, Rostov, Sochi and Uzhgorod; (III) at Stavropol and Leningrad, USSR. Also felt in Hungary, Greece, Poland, Turkey and Yugoslavia.
M7.6 - Pakistan, 1935
30,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes. Quetta almost completely destroyed. There were numerous fractures and landslides in the area.
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