Why Did the Great Kanto Earthquake Happen?

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The great Kanto Earthquake occurred in Japan on September 1, 1923. It was as a result of collision between the Philippine plate and the Honshu Plate. Earthquakes are normally caused by tectonic movement of the earth.
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