Predicting the next big one

When and Where will be the next big earthquake

It’s impossible to predict the exact date and time of the next big earthquake, though scientist have identified “hot spots” by using historical information and sensitive tectonic plates as guides.

The largest recorded earthquake in the world happened in Chile on May 22nd 1960 with a magnitude of 9.5.

Too Small? Click for Bigger imageEarthquake infographics around the world



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