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Ruins of Jiongzhou Earthquake(1605)

  DateJuly 13, 1605 (Ming Dynasty) 
  EpicenterQiongshan in Hainan Province
  Scale今7 1/2 

The stone coffin sank in the bottom of 
the sea in Nanzhai Port of Haian

  Details
  In Qiongshan: The office buildings and civilian houses were almost all collapsed. Thousands of people were pressed flat in the city. The official resident of the county government, Tianning Temple were all collapsed. The ground cracked and sands and water gushed out from cracks. The fields undercut more than 3 feet. Dozens of villages sank in Xinxi in the East of the county.

The Tomb tablet sank to the bottom of 
the sea in Dongzhai Port of Hainan


  In Wenchang: The pier of the bridge collapsed. The temple, the official dwelling place and civilian houses were all destroyed. The ground of a village in Nanwutu in the East of the county sank into the sea.

  In Chengmai: all the temples in the county were damaged. Official buildings and civilian houses were all destroyed. Hundreds of people were pressed flat. The beach cracked or collapsed and water could be seen in the depth of the crack. High shores were turned into valleys and deep valleys became hills after the earthquake.
  

The living utensils sank to the bottom of the sea in Dongzhai Port of Hainan The relics of a village that sank to the bottom of the sea in Puqian Bay of Hainan


  More than 97 states and counties in Shanxi, Shan'xi and Henan suffered great losses in these earthquakes. The earthquake radiated more than 130 counties in 11 provinces. Aftershocks happened every 3 or 5 days, and such situation lasted for more than 5 years.

    

 

 

 
 

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