The Forgotten Earthquake of 1966

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Earthquakes are a constant reminder to all of us, of the volatility of our planet. Millions of people, especially those who live near fault lines, feel the effects of seismic activity, often on a regular basis. With that said, thousands of tremors are recorded every year, often with little effect to our lives, but once in a while a very big earthquake strikes causing complete and utter destruction. Infrastructure, roads and buildings can be rebuilt, but not the lives of those lost in the carnage.

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded…

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