Natural Disasters, January 17

1982, Cold Sunday, some of the lowest temps in U.S. recorded history in over 100 years

1994, Northridge Earthquake, 6.7 magnitude, with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX which is violent,   official death count 57, could be more

1995, Great Hanshin Earthquake kills 5,502-6,434 people in Kobe, Japan, 7.3 magnitude

2002 Mount Nyirangongo eruption kills 400,000 people in the Dominican Republic of the Congo


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