Earthquakes.....i really need this!!!!?

Where was the biggest earthquke in recorded history?

When did it happen?

Tell me what happened....

what was the biggest one in US

When did it happen?

Where was utahs largest earthquake?

when did it happen?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Largest Earthquakes in the World Since 1900

    Location Date UTC Magnitude Lat. Long. Reference

    1. Chile 1960 05 22 9.5 -38.24 -73.05 Kanamori, 1977

    2. Prince William Sound, Alaska 1964 03 28 9.2 61.02 -147.65 Kanamori, 1977

    3. Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra 2004 12 26 9.1 3.30 95.78 Park et al., 2005

    4. Kamchatka 1952 11 04 9.0 52.76 160.06 Kanamori, 1977

    5. Off the Coast of Ecuador 1906 01 31 8.8 1.0 -81.5 Kanamori, 1977

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/world/10_large...

    Possibly the largest earthquake in history was recorded on July 5th, 1201 in Upper Egypt, Syria...approximately 1,100,000 people were killed. Check out www.geohaz.org for more info.

    Dan

    -- Dan Lake (danls1@aol.com), April 19, 2001.

    The New Madrid Earthquake, one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the contiguous United States, occurred on February 7, 1812. It got its name from its primary location in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, near New Madrid, Louisiana Territory (now Missouri).

    This earthquake was preceded by three other major quakes: two on December 16, 1811, and one on January 23, 1812. These earthquakes destroyed approximately half the town of New Madrid. There were also numerous aftershocks in the area for the rest of that winter.

    There are estimates that the earthquakes were felt strongly over 50,000 square miles (130,000 km²), and moderately across nearly one million square miles. The historic San Francisco earthquake of 1906, by comparison, was felt moderately over 6,000 square miles (16,000 km²).

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_Earthquake

    Utah Earthquake InformationHistoric Information. Earthquake History of Utah ... Notable Earthquakes. Largest Earthquake in Utah: 1934 March 12, Magnitude 6.5 ...

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/states/?region...

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  • 1 decade ago

    It's hard to say. Um.... Honestly I don't know. One thing to keep in mind while you look this up is that earthquake magnitudes will be different depending on when and where they are measured so you could get different numbers for the same earthquake. If I had to guess I would say the one in the indian ocean is right up there. Japan would also be a good place to check out.

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  • 1 decade ago

    biggest-May 22, 1960, in Chile and measured 9.5 on the Richter scale.

    us- Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 28, 1964 a 9.2 on the richer scale.

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  • 1 decade ago

    just relax,

    look it up on:

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    www. ask for kids.com

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  • 1 decade ago

    Shheeeesh kid...dont be so lazy!!! Google it.

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