7 Worst Earthquakes We’ve Seen Throughout History

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Oct. 5, 1948

Though Turkmenistan is a developing country, several homes in the 1940’s were made from bricks. The construction was generally acceptable. However, the strong foundations of these structures were not enough to escape a 7.3 magnitude earthquake. It was too strong that it resulted to the deaths of over 110,000 people. They initially revealed a lower death toll, but the truth eventually came out.