More 1/4 of world great EQs occurred in W South America

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More 1/4 of world great EQs occurred in W South America

Post by salsinawi » Mon May 27, 2019 2:28 pm


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More than 1/4 of the world's great M8 or larger #earthquakes have occurred in western South America. It is home to the 1960 M9.5 Chile megathrust earthquake, the largest eq ever recorded & to an array of eqs generated by plate boundary & intra-plate tectonic processes
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