Deadly earthquakes of November 10 - Romania, Peru, Japan and Algeria

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M 7.3   10-11-1940    Depth 122 km    Romania - killing 1000 people
1,000 dead. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes. Many buildings destroyed and thousands of people injured in the Bucharest-Galati area.
Nearly all buildings were destroyed or heavily damaged in the Prahova River Valley and at Ploiesti, partly due to fires that broke out in the oil refineries. Severe damage occurred at Chisinau (Kishinev), Moldova (Moldavia).
Damage also occurred in Bulgaria and at Chernivtsi (Chernovtsy), Dnipropetrovsk and Odessa, Ukraine.
The quake was felt from Marseille, France to Moscow and St. Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia and at least as far south as Istanbul, Turkey.
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M 6.8   10-11-1946    Depth 0 km    Peru - killing 1400 people
1,400 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
Nearly all buildings were destroyed or heavily damaged in the Sihuas-Quiches-Conchucos area of Ancash Department. Many landslides occurred; one buried the village of Acobamba and another dammed the Pelagatos River.
The quake was felt from Guayaquil, Ecuador to Lima, Peru. Several segments of surface faulting were seen in a zone about 18 km (11 mi) long from Quiches to Hacienda Mayas.
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M 5.7   10-11-2000    Depth 7    km    Algeria - killing 2 people
One person killed at Bougaa and one at Chemini.
Twelve people injured and at least seven houses destroyed in Beni Ourtilane.
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M 7.5   10-11-1909    Depth 150 km    Japan - killing 2 people
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