How Long Does an Earthquake Last?


An earthquake can last anywhere from a few seconds to a minute. It depends on the magnitude of the earthquake. The 7.0 earthquake in Haiti lasted about 30 seconds.
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the final step of an earhquake is tge energy takes the form of vibrations that move through earths crust.
The Loma Prieta Earthquake (October 17, 1989) was quite devastating: The Marina (San Francisco neighborhood) had a serious fire that destroyed several homes and killed some people
The most recent earthquake took place at 7:30pm CST in the Islas Marias region, Nayarit, Mexico. It was a 5.9 magnitude.
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