On October 11, 1138, the ground began to shake under the city of Aleppo in Syria. The death toll is estimated at around 230,000.
On December 26, 2004, an undersea earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia had a magnitude of 9.1. The earthquake generated a massive tsunami that killed nearly 230,000 people.
On July 28, 1976, the city of Tangshan, China was struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. More than 240,000 people lost their lives.
In May, 526, an earthquake struck the city of the Byzantine Empire. About 250,000 people died due to this disaster.
The December 16, 1920 earthquake in Haiyuan County, north-central China registered 7.8 on the Richter scale. 200,000 people lost their lives.
The Coringa Cyclone made landfall on November 25, 1839 at the port city of Coringa on the Bay of Bengal in India. About 20,000 ships and vessels were destroyed, 300,000 people lost their lives.
On October 8, 1881 it struck the port city of Haiphong in northeastern Vietnam. The storm is also estimated to have killed 300,000 people
On January 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti northwest of Port-au-Prince. About 3 million people were affected by the earthquake.
A tropical cyclone occurred in Bangladesh on November 12-13, 1970. It killed 300,000 to 500,000 people.
On January 23, 1556, the worst earthquake occurred in Shaanxi Province, China. An estimated 830,000 people died.
In September 1887, the Yellow River in China flooded. Between 900,000 and 2 million people lost their lives due to this.
In August 1931 there was a flood in central China. The death toll is around 2 million.