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The casualty estimates of the 8.3-magnitude quake that flattened Tokyo and the port city of Yokohama in the fall of 1923 range from approximately 100,000 to 142,000 people. Much of the damage to the city's structures resulted from typhoon-fueled firestorms that raged in the wake of the disaster. Widespread misinformation about the cause of the catastrophic fires lead to murderous anti-Korean mob violence.
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