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What is the biggest recorded earthquake?


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Answered 2011-04-04 13:50:30

The largest earthquake ever recorded was the 1960 Valdivia earthquake in Valdivia, Chile which measure at 9.5 on the Richter scale.


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Not all earthquakes that ever happened have been recorded. We've only recorded them for a little over a century, I believe. So you can't tell for certain. But the biggest earthquake on record is the Valdivia earthquake, from 1960. It measured 9.5 on the Richter scale. (a scale ranging from 1-10)The highest magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile in 1960 with a scale of 9.5.

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The biggest earthquake measured 9.5 on the ritcher scale.

According to Wikipedia, the largest earthquake recorded was as follows: Date: May 22nd 1960 Location: Valdivia, Chile Magnitude: 9.5.

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Actually, the largest recorded earthquake goes to Chile in 1960 with a 9.5 magnitude earthquake.

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