At 3:34 am local time, today, February 27th, a devastating magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile, one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded. According to Chilean President-elect Sebastian Pinera, at least 120 people are known to have been killed so far. The earthquake also triggered a Tsunami which is right now propogating across the Pacific Ocean, due to arrive in Hawaii in hours (around 11:00 am local time). The severity of the Tsunami is still not known, but alerts are being issued…

Earthquake in Chile

At 3:34 am local time, today, February 27th, a devastating magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile, one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded. According to Chilean President-elect Sebastian Pinera, at least 120 people are known to have been killed so far. The earthquake also triggered a Tsunami which is right now propogating across the Pacific Ocean, due to arrive in Hawaii in hours (around 11:00 am local time). The severity of the Tsunami is still not known, but alerts are being issued…

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5 Strongest Earthquakes   The third in our list of 5 strongest earthquakes of the world is Indian Ocean Earthquake. December 26, 2004. The magnitude of Indian Ocean Earthquake  9.1 Mw. Almost 227,898 people died... The earthquake was caused by subduction and triggered a series of devastating tsunamis ... Indian Ocean. The tsunami has caused more casualties than any other earthquake recorded in the history of world, and was recorded in India, Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.

Indian Ocean tsunami on December 2004 - killing over people in 14 countries. The picture creates shock and awe at the same time. Look at the size of the wave in the upper right of the photo, compared to the high rise buildings.

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LIVE COVERAGE: 8.1 Earthquake Hits Mexico - Breaking News

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Northern California Hit By Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years, More Than 100 Injuries Reported

Northern California Hit By Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years, More Than 100 Injuries Reported

Northern California Hit By Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years, More Than 100 Injuries Reported

​This photo provided by Lyall Davenport shows damage to a building in Napa, Calif. Officials say an earthquake .

Strongest Earthquake in a Century Strikes Mexico

Strongest Earthquake in a Century Strikes Mexico

The strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in 100 years struck off the country's southern coast late Thursday night local time, killing at least five people and sending residents fleeing into the streets.

Northern California Hit By Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years, More Than 100 Injuries Reported

Northern California Hit By Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years, More Than 100 Injuries Reported

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Botswana hit by strongest Earthquake in its history felt across southern Africa

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