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The ground starts to shake. Buildings tip.

THE GROUND STARTS TO SHAKE, BUILDINGS START TO TIP, Everything AND EVERYTHING RUMBLES.... quivers KABOOM.

ECUADORIAN ECUADORIAN EARTHQUAKES EARTHQUAKES


This is an image of what happened in a harsh earthquake.

An earthquake is usually started When The tectonic plates shift, in Ecuador THe earthquake is usually started by the Nazca Plate and the Andean Volcanic belt.

ECUADOR-COLUMBIA
In 1906 an earthquake hit in Ecuador & columbia. On January 31, 1906 an earthquake hit in Esmerelda, Ecuador. The magnitude was 8.8 and it caused a tsunami. The most damage happened in Rio Veird, Ecuador and Micay, Columbia. Between 500 and 1500 people became dead because of the huge Terrifying tsunami.
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a piece of the ground fell off in a terrible earthquake.

THE AMBATO

This is a image of the Ambato earthquake. This took place in Ambato Ecuador.

The Ambato Earthquake


The Ambato earthquake was the largest earthquake in the western Hemisphere. it was the largest earthquake in the western hemisphere for 5 years. this earthquake hit Ambato Ecuador on August 8, 1949. This earthquake killed about 1550 people. The earthquake was so big that it caused a tsunami. other cities like Guano, Patate, Pelileo, and Pilaro suffered from great damage, and so did Ambato.
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The Reventador

This earthquake caused about 1000 deaths. this On March 6 earthquake was 1987 the about 25 km away Reventador from the ,Ecuador Reventador earthquake centered in Napo Volcano. The cost of it was 1 Province the billion dollars in eastern slopes of the Andes and US dollar. 100 km away from ($1,000,000,000, 000). Ecuadors Capital, Quito.
This is a image of all of the plates in one area of the world.

These are a few images of some bad damage that happened to people after a terrible earthquake.

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THIS IS A IMAGE OF HORRIBLE EARTHQUAKE THAT DEMOLISHED A PARKING AREA .

The Richter scale was made by a man named Charles Franis Richter. In 1928 He first used it, and in 1935 the richter scale was measured on an earthquake.

This is Charles Richter

The Nario Earthquake

On February 9, 2013 an earthquake hit with a magnitude of 6.9. The Nario earthquake did not start in Ecuador it started in a country called Columbia. The earthquake hit Ecuador and Puru. About 260 people became homeless and only about 40 people reported hurt or injured.

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Columbia Ecuador

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1906

Ambato

1949

Reventador

1987

2013 Nario

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ECUADOR
I hope you dont witness an earthquake, because its not a great thing, but if you are in Ecuador just be PREPARED. You never know when its coming, Dont say I didnt warn you. BIBLIOGRAPHY
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecuador_Columbia_earthquake http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Narino_earthquake http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1987_Ecuador_earthquakes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1949_Ambato_earthquake www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Richter http://www.buzzle.com/articles/earthquakes/ http://www.ussartf.org/earthquakes.htm

By Kathryn
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