The most destructive earthquake in history, a magnitude 8 temblor that resulted in at least 830,000 deaths, occurred in Shaanxi, China in 1556.
A 9.5 magnitude earthquake near Valdivia, Chile on May 22, 1960 was the strongest of any in recorded history.
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Mar 11, 2011 ... Japan's 8.9-magnitude quake is one of the strongest in history.
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