Top 10 Worst Disasters of the World
10. Haiyuan Earthquake in China
Killing more than 273,000 people the Haiyuan Earthquake of China is amongst the list of the worst disasters of the world. The earthquake was so powerful that it affected the neighboring provinces of Shaanxi and Gansu as well. The earthquake took place in 1920 and was recorded to be of 8.5 magnitude on the Richter scale.