Every year the earth is shaken by over 1,000 sizeable earthquakes. Just what is an earthquake, and how frequent are they?

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What exactly is an earthquake and how do they happen?

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When earthquakes are reported, their intensity is given a number on the Richter Scale. What is the Richter Scale and what are real life comparisons?

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We have been recording earthquakes since the late 1800s. What are the most deadly earthquakes in our history?

Most Powerful Earthquakes in History star
Earthquakes have been recorded in terms of magnitude since 1899. What are the most powerful earthquakes that we know about?

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