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Earthquake is when the earth suddenlr moves. The strongest earthquake in the world, 1960 is in Chile, the magnitude is 9.5 And cause great destructions and deaths.
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1. Valdivia, Chile, 22 May 1960 (9.5) This earthquake killed 1655 people, injured 3000 and displaced two million. It caused US$550 million damage in Chile, while the tsunami that it spawned caused deaths and damage as far away as Hawaii, Japan and the Philippines. The 'rupture zone' of the quake was more than 1000 km long. Two days after the initial quake, the nearby volcano Puyehue erupted, sending ash and steam up to 6 km into the atmosphere over a period of several weeks.
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