First Recorded Earthquake?


The first recorded earthquake was recorded in China in 1177 BC.The earliest recorded earthquake in Europe was 580 BC. In the US, the first recorded earthquake took place in Missouri in 1811-12
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With a seismometer. A basic seismometer is just a pendulum, a weight on a string: the earth moves, but the pendulum bob doesn't. The pendulum is damped so that it doesn't swing forever
by seismicgraphs.
Since 1900, the largest earthquake was in Chile, a magnitude 9.5 on
The largest recorded earthquake occurred near the cities of Valdivia & Puerto Montt, Chile in 1960, measured an impressive 9.5 on the Richter scale.
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