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1906
   was the year   
The Great San Francisco Earthquake Occurred
Struck at 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906 and had a magnitude in excess of 7.7. The earthquake and resulting fire is still one of the worst natural disasters in US history.
1906
      
San Francisco Earthquake
Between 7.7 and 8.3 magnitudes; killed approximately 3,000 people, the most devastating earthquake in U.S. history.
1923
      
Great Kantō Earthquake
On the Japanese island of Honshū, killing over 140,000 in Tokyo.
1931
      
Napier Earthquake
256 dead.
1933
      
Long Beach Earthquake
1950
      
Assam Earthquake
Earthquake in Assam, India measures 8.6M.
1952
      
Great Kern County Earthquake
This was second strongest tremor in Southern California history.
1959
      
Quake Lake Earthquake
Formed a lake in southern Montana, USA.
1960
      
Great Chilean Earthquake
Biggest earthquake ever recorded, 9.5 on Moment magnitude scale, and generated tsunamis throughout the Pacific ocean.
1964
      
Good Friday Earthquake
In Alaska, it was the third biggest earthquake recorded, measuring 9.2M. and generated tsunamis throughout the Pacific ocean.
1970
      
Ancash Earthquake
Caused a landslide that buried the town of Yungay, Peru; killed over 40,000 people.
1971
      
Sylmar Earthquake
Caused great and unexpected destruction of freeway bridges and flyways in the San Fernando Valley.
1972
      
Managua Earthquake
Nicaragua. Which killed more than 10,000 people and destroyed 90% of the city. The country's second major earthquake after another large one in 1931.
1976
      
Frioul Earthquake
Which killed more than 2.000 people in Northern Italy on the 6th of May
1976
      
Tangshan Earthquake
The most destructive earthquake of modern times. The official death toll was 255,000.
1976
      
Guatemala Earthquake
Causing 23,000 deaths, 77,000 injuries.
1983
      
Coalinga, California Earthquake
6.5 on the Richter scale on a section of the San Andreas Fault.
1985
      
Great Mexican Earthquake
Killed over 6,500 people (though it is believed as many as 30,000 may have died)
1986
      
Great San Salvador Earthquake
Killed over 1,500 people.
1987
      
Whittier Narrows Earthquake
1988
      
Armenian Earthquake
Killed over 25,000.
1989
      
Loma Prieta Earthquake
Severely affecting Santa Cruz, San Francisco and Oakland in California.
1990
      
Luzon Earthquake
Measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale.
1994
      
Northridge, California Earthquake
Damage showed seismic resistance deficiencies in modern low-rise apartment construction.
1999
      
Chi-Chi Earthquake
Also called the 921 earthquake. Struck Taiwan on September 21 1999.
1999
      
İzmit Earthquake
Killed over 17,000 in northwestern Turkey.
1999
      
Hector Mine Earthquake
7.1 on the Richter scale, epicentered 30 miles east of Barstow, California, widely felt in California and Nevada.
1755
      
The Great Lisbon Earthquake Struck
Nov. 1, kills more than 60,000 people
Kabrakan
   is the Mayan   
Earthquake God
And the destroyer of mountains.
Zipakna
   is the Mayan   
Earthquake God
He is often coupled with Kabrakan. Zipakna the creator of mountains, which are, destroyed Kabrakan the destroyer of mountains.
Mistpouffers
   is/are   
Unexplained Booms Theorized to Be Earthquake Noises
Aka Seneca Guns, Moodus Noises, Brontidi and Fog Guns
Charles Francis Richter
   invented   
The Richter Earthquake Magnitude Scale
(1900-1985), USA
U.S.S. Illinois
      
Assisted Italy After the Scilian Earthquake of 1909
Commissioned Sept. 1091 -- BB-7
The 1906 Earthquake in San Francisco Was 7.8 in Magnitude
   is   
True
Approx. 7.8. Estimates range from 7.7 - 8.3 but it is now thought to be between 7.7 and 7.9.
Chunnel Opens, OJ Simpson Suspect in Murder, Massive LA Earthquake
   are all   
Major Events of 1994
1923
   was the year   
An Earthquake Destroyed Tokyo
Destroys also the port city of Yokohama; over 100,000 casualties
Earthquake (1974)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner and George Kennedy
Director: Mark Robson. Also starred Lorne Greene, Geneviève Bujold & Richard Roundtree. Plot: Various stories of various people as an earthquake of un-imagineable magnitude hits Los Angeles.
Earthquake (1974)
   has the tagline   
When the Big One Finally Hits L.A.
Earthquake
   in French is   
Tremblement De Terre
Earthquake
   in Italian is   
Terremoto
Earthquake
   in Filipino is   
Lindol
Isoseismal
   connects points of   
Equal Earthquake Intensity
Seismometer
   is used for   
Measuring Earthquake Intensity
Tromometer
   is used for   
Measuring Slight Earthquake Shocks
Tsunami
   means   
A Large Destructive Wave Caused by Sea-floor Movements in an Earthquake
1931
   was the year   
Hawke's Bay Earthquake Struck
7.9, New Zealand's deadliest natural disaster, killing 256 people
1931
   was the year   
Managua, Nicaragua Was Destroyed by Earthquake
2000 perish
1906
   was the year   
The Great San Francisco Earthquake Occurred
Struck at 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906 and had a magnitude in excess of 7.7. The earthquake and resulting fire is still one of the worst natural disasters in US history.
Earthquake
   in Danish is   
Jordskælv
Samuel Goldwyn
   said   
"We Want a Story That Begins With an Earthquake and Works Its Way up to a Climax."






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