Since modern measuring techniques began, where was the strongest earthquake ever recorded?

  • China
  • Australia
  • Japan
  • Chile correct

    Reaching 9.5 on the Richter scale, the earthquake that struck near Valdivia, Chile on May 22, 1960 holds the record for power. As many as 2 million people are believed to have been left homeless as a result.

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