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1906 San Francisco earthquake


The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5: 12 a.m. on April .... Although the impact of the earthquake on San Francisco was the most famous, the earthquake also i...

Famous Earthquakes - Scholastic


Famous Earthquakes These are some of history's most notable — and devastating — earthquakes. San Francisco, California: April 18, 1906 (Magnitude : About ...

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake


The California earthquake of April 18, 1906 ranks as one of the most significant earthquakes of all time. Today, its importance comes more from the wealth of ...

Historic World Earthquakes


We're transitioning to a new system. Most earthquakes and associated information are in the new ComCat Earthquake Catalog, which the new Significant ...

Famous Earthquakes - Universe Today


Sep 5, 2009 ... Earthquakes are among the most devastating forces of nature. What we have are seven of the world's most famous earthquakes, ...

10 Strongest Earthquakes in History - Wonderslist


Here is a list of top 10 Strongest earthquakes in history measured or estimated to ... Top 10 Historically Famous Animals · 10 Tribes Who Are About To Go Extinct ...

Complete List - Top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes - TIME


An 8.9-magnitude earthquake has hit northeastern Japan, producing a destructive tsunami that swept through several coastal areas. TIME takes a look at some ...

The 10 deadliest earthquakes in history - World news - Asia-Pacific ...


A look at the worst earthquakes in recorded history, in loss of human life. (The March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsumani that affected eastern Japan is not ...

1906 San Francisco Earthquake - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


The night before the 1906 earthquake, renowned Italian tenor Enrico Caruso performed in San Francisco. The world-famous opera singer escaped the city's ...

Chile 1960: Facts for kids about the Famous earthquake - Oddizzi


Find fun facts and images for kids about the earthquake in Chile 1960, one of the most famous earthquakes in the world.

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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Famous Earthquakes in History - EarthquakeFacts.Net


A look at famous earthquakes throughout history including the Great San Francisco quake and the Kanto earthquake.

Famous Quakes - The Earthquake Museum


There have been many famous earthquakes throughout history. A few are described in the links below. We will be adding information and exhibits of more ...

The 10 most powerful recorded earthquakes | World news | The ...


Mar 11, 2011 ... Japan's 8.9-magnitude quake is one of the strongest in history.