Earthquakes Made by:Yifan

Earthquakes are one of the most known disasters, besides floods. Most of the earthquakes happen in Japan, which caused Japan to entitle the name of " The kingdom of earthquakes". The most harmful earthquake ever was in Valdivia, Chile, May 22nd 1960 with a powerful 9.5 magnitude.

A recent earthquake in India

A long time ago, an earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010 killed over two hundred thousand people with a strong 7.0 magnitude. The Richter scale is used to measure the earthquakes' damage (Magnitude). Earthquakes usually occur more in the Pacific ocean in the Ring of Fire.

The Haitian earthquake in January 12th, 2010 local time 4:53.

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