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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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February 12, 1953
M 6.5, Iran – 970 people killed. About 1800 houses damaged and 8 villages destroyed in the Torud area. Read More

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