Did you know the world's largest earthquake was recorded in 1960?

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Did you know the world's largest earthquake was recorded in 1960?

The world's largest earthquake was recorded in 1960 in Bio-Bio, Chile. It is also known as Valdivia Earthquake. The GPS location for the world's largest earthquake is 38.14°S 73.41°W.


The earthquake that struck near Valdivia, Chile, in 1960 was the most powerful temblor in recorded history.


You can't even imagine that this earthquake left about 2 million people homeless.