1933 Diexi earthquake
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|Date||August 25, 1933|
(Diexi, Mao County, Szechwan)
|Areas affected||Republic of China|
|Casualties||about 9,000 killed|
This earthquake destroyed the town of Diexi and surrounding villages, and caused many landslides, and killed about 9,000 people. The old town of Diexi sank into the landslide dam-created Diexi Lake.
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