Natural Disasters, August 8

1993    The 7.8 Mw Guam earthquake shakes the island with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX which means violent, killing 71 people.

2007    An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.

2010    2010 China Floods: a mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China kills more than 1,400 people

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