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What is an earthquake?
HISTORY
The study of earthquakes is called seismology and is a relatively recent science. Until the
Eighteenth century the objective records of earthquakes are rare and there was no real understanding o the phenomenon. Of the explanation related to divine punishment or responses from the earth to caves present in the depths of the planet.
The first earthquake ofreference that have occurred in china in the year 1177 a. to c. there is a Chinese earthquake catalog which mentions a few dozen more event in the following centuries.
in the history of Europe is mentioned the first earthquake in 580 A. to C. but the first clearly described from the mid sixteenth century.
The earliest known earthquakes in the Americas occurred in Mexico in the late fourteenth centuryand in peu in 1741, although it is not a clear description of its effects.
Since the seventeenth century began to appear numerous stories about earthquakes, but it
Seems that most were distorted or exaggerated.
in north America reported a series of significant earthquakes between 1811 and 1812 near new Madrid, Missouri, highlighting a magnitude estimated at about 8 degrees. On the morning ofDecember 16, 1811 .The January 23 and February 7, 1812 there were two significant earthquakes in the area, especially the last mentioned, whose aftershocks lasted for months and was felt as away as Denver and Boston. por not be as crowed then, cities demasiado as recorded no deaths or injuries.
Not so in San Francisco in 1906 when there were than 700 victims and the city was devastated by theearthquake and subsequent fire in the largest earthquake in u.s. history 250,000 people left homeless.
In Alaska march 27, 1964 earthquake was an even greater power, but it is an area of low population density , the damage in the population were not so serious, registering only 107 people dead, what is not whether is considered that the earthquake was felt in an of 500,000 miles and trees from theearth in some areas.

What is an earthquake? ¿Qué es un terremoto?
HISTORY HISTORIA
The study of earthquakes is called seismology and is a relatively recent science. El estudio de los terremotos se llama sismología y es una ciencia relativamente reciente. Until the Hasta el Eighteenth century the objective records of earthquakes are rare and there was no real understanding o the phenomenon.Of the explanation related to divine punishment or responses from the earth to caves present in the depths of the planet. Siglo XVIII los registros objetivos de terremotos son escasos y no había o comprensión real del fenómeno. De la explicación relacionada al castigo divino o las respuestas de la tierra a las cuevas presentes en las profundidades del planeta.
The first earthquake of referencethat have occurred in china in the year 1177 a. El primer terremoto de referencia que se han producido en China en el año 1177 a. to c. a c. there is a Chinese earthquake catalog which mentions a few dozen more event in the following centuries. hay un catálogo de terremoto en China, que menciona varias decenas más un caso en los siglos siguientes.
in the history of Europe is mentioned the firstearthquake in 580 A. to C. but the first clearly described from the mid sixteenth century. en la historia de Europa se menciona el primer terremoto en el año 580 A. de C., pero el primero claramente descrito a partir de mediados del siglo XVI.
The earliest known earthquakes in the Americas occurred in Mexico in the late fourteenth century and in peu in 1741, although it is not a clear descriptionof its effects. Los primeros terremotos conocidos en las Américas ocurrió en México en el siglo XIV y en peu en 1741, aunque no es una descripción clara de sus efectos.
Since the seventeenth century began to appear numerous stories about earthquakes, but it Desde el siglo XVII comenzaron a aparecer numerosos relatos sobre terremotos, pero
Seems that most were distorted or exaggerated. Parece...
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