Ashgabat (Ashkhabad), Turkmenistan (Turkmeniya, USSR), estimated 110,000
Estimated 110,000 killed.
Chimbote, Peru, estimated 50,000 killed - 20,000 missing and presumed dead
About 50,000 people were killed - 20,000 missing and presumed dead - and 150,000 injured in Ancash and La Libertad Departments from the earthquake and a catastrophic debris avalanche of rock, ice and mud which buried the town of Yungay, which had a population of about 20,000.
Tangshan, China, Officially 242,769, estimated as high as 655,000
Official casualty figure is 242,769 deaths. Estimated death toll as high as 655,000. 799,000 injured and extensive damage in the Tangshan area. Damage extended as far as Beijing.
Sumatra, 227,898 people killed or missing and presumed dead
This is the third largest earthquake in the world since 1900 and is the largest since the 1964 Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake. In total, 227,898 people were killed or were missing and presumed dead and about 1.7 million people were displaced by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in 14 countries in South Asia and East Africa.
Pakistan, at least 86,000
At least 86,000 people killed, more than 69,000 injured and extensive damage in northern Pakistan.
Eastern Sichuan, China, at least 69,195 killed - 18,392 missing and presumed dead
At least 69,195 people killed, 374,177 injured and 18,392 missing and presumed dead in the Chengdu-Lixian-Guangyuan area. More than 45.5 million people in 10 provinces and regions were affected.
Haiti, officially estimated 316,000
According to official estimates, 316,000 people killed, 300,000 injured, 1.3 million displaced, 97,294 houses destroyed and 188,383 damaged in the Port-au-Prince area and in much of southern Haiti.