Wan-li: Year 5, Month 2, Day 23
12 Mar 1577
Teng-yue Subprefecture in Yun-nan suffered over 20 earthquake shocks. The following day there were more quakes, and mountains crumbled, while waters broke their banks. Over 1,300 rooms of temple buildings, official residences, and storehouses were destroyed, as were seven-tenths of all houses of the citizenry. Over 170 people were crushed to death.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 99, page 1363