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Earthquake Facts
Some attributes
First First earthquake recorded: 1769 near Los Angeles, California
Second More frequent: Pacific Ocean's "Ring of Fire" region
Third # per year: 1.3 million
Other attributes
Fourth Measurement: Richter Scale (Created by Charles Francis Richter in the 1930's)
Fifth Recent strong quake: Mon, Dec/7/2015, inTajikistan (Mw = 7.2)
Sixth Predictable: Very Hard

When the Earth begins shake and open up, it can cause havoc to those on the surface. Earthquakes ravage the homeowners on the west coast of the United States, the east coast of Asia and much more. They can be either a small rumble that might make you a little shaky or a large wave of stress that can level a whole city in a matter of seconds.

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