earthquake ever recorded was a magnitude 9.5 in Chile in 1960.
A large earthquake that occurs under the
ocean can cause a tsunami (soo-nah-mee), a series of huge waves
that can be as much as 50 feet high!
The earliest seismoscope (earthquake monitor)
was invented by a Chinese astronomer, in the year 132 A.D.
California and Alaska have the most earthquakes
of any U.S. states.
This fallen building is the result of an earthquake