What major city in Uzbekistan was destroyed by an earthquake in 1966?

Q: What major city in Uzbekistan was destroyed by an earthquake in 1966?

A: Tashkent, the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan was destroyed by an earthquake in 1966.

An earthquake with magnitude 5.1 had its epicenter in central Tashkent. The 1966 Tashkent earthquake claimed lives of around 15 people and made around 300,000 people homeless. The earthquake destroyed over 80% of the Tashkent city.

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