July 1976 Tangshan, China Images

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Northeastern China. Damage: $5,600 million. The death toll (240,000) was one of largest in recorded history from an earthquake. In addition, around 800,000 were injured. Extensive damage occurred over a wide area.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: July 1976 Tangshan, China Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 39.57
S: 39.57
E: 117.98
W: 117.98
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: July 1976 Tangshan, China Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Earthquakes
Place keywords
  • Continent > Asia > Eastern Asia > China
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: July 1976 Tangshan, China Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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