THE LONGEST EARTHQUAKE EVER
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
How long was the longest earthquake ever?
||December 26 2004
||9.1 - 9.3
||About 10 minutes
More: Normally earthquakes last only a few
seconds, which goes to so the power of this one.
The energy released equals the power of a 100 gigaton bomb. This quake also
created the longest fault ever recorded in the sea floor at about 800 miles
long. The Sumatra earthquake is believed to be the second largest ever recorded.
Nearly 300,000 people lost their lives as a result.
The largest earthquake ever recorded happened on May 22
1960 in Chile and measured in at 9.5 on the Richter scale.
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