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When the Chilean earthquake occurred in 1960, seismographs recorded seismic waves that traveled all around the Earth. These seismic waves shook the entire earth for many days! This phenomenon is called the free oscillation of the Earth.

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May 25, 1948
M 7.3, China – More than 800 deaths. More than 600 houses collapsed in the Litang-Daocheng area. Landslides, ground fissures and sandblows occurred in the… Read More

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