Earthquakes and Tsunamis
by Emilio Lorca, Margot Recabarren
Number of pages: 119
Earthquakes are as inescapable as the weather. Every year there are a couple of million earthquakes strong enough to be felt. One of consequences of major impact to people is generated by those big magnitude earthquakes with hypocenter located at the sea.
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