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The cause of earthquakes was stated correctly in 1760 by British engineer John Michell, one of the first fathers of seismology, in a memoir where he wrote that earthquakes and the waves of energy that they make are caused by "shifting masses of rock miles below the surface".

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February 10, 1965
M 5.1, Iran – At least 20 persons were fatally injured and thousands of houses destroyed in and near Bustanabad. Property loss included thousands of head of livestock. … Read More

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