The deadliest earthquakes in history
Tangshan, China 1976. Magnitude 7.5. Deaths: 240,000+ (AP)
California's Bay Area is recovering from the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck early morning August 24th. The state is well-acquainted with abrupt seismic activity, but there are many regions across the globe who've suffered catastrophic damage and deaths from earthquakes. Check out the gallery above for the deadliest earthquakes in history.