Shaking The World. the ashgabat earthquake by Ervin smith

Recorded to be one of the most devastating earthquakes in the past century. Located near a small village (Gara-Gaurdan). Reached a magnitude of 7.3 Mw on the Richter scale. Lasted only 10 seconds. Killed more than two-thirds of the population in the city.

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan now.
Ashagabat, Turkmenistan after the earthquake.
Map of Turkmenistan

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