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The world’s 7 strongest earthquakes since 2004

From the Archives 110 years ago today: Images from San Francisco’s devastating 1906 earthquake

Destroyed Civic Center: The remains of San Francisco City Hall after the 1906 earthquake.

Destroyed Civic Center: The remains of San Francisco City Hall after the 1906 earthquake.

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck on April 18 with an estimated magnitude of 7.8, the same magnitude as a devastating quake this weekend in Ecuador. San Francisco’s temblor was followed by major fires that lasted for several days. The toll was high, about 3,000 people died and more than 80% of the city of San Francisco was destroyed…

 

The world’s 7 strongest earthquakes since 2004

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Ecuador’s central coast on Saturday. The country’s vice president called it the strongest to hit the country in decades. Two consecutive nights of earthquakes rocked Japan Thursday and Friday. More than 1,500 people were injured in the two earthquakes…

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