The 1964 Alaska earthquake, also known as the Great Alaskan Earthquake, the Portage Earthquake and the Good Friday Earthquake, was a megathrust earthquake that began at 5:36 P.M. AST on Good Friday, March 27, 1964. Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis resulting from the temblor caused about 131 deaths.
<strong>April 19:</strong> A man in Chacras, Ecuador, investigates a road that collapsed after <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/20/americas/ecuador-earthquake/" target="_blank">a 7.8-magnitude earthquake.</a> It was the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades. Hundreds of people were killed.
More than 250 small earthquakes have struck since New Year's Eve near the California-Mexico border, causing unease among residents and attention from scientists. The strongest earthquake in the sequence was magnitude 3.9, directly underneath Brawley, about 170 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The earthquakes struck in the southern end of the Brawley Seismic Zone, a seismically active region where tectonic plates are moving away from each other and the Earth's crust is getting stretched...
Education is key, though. If you let humans grow up without knowledge of where the sun goes at night or why earthquakes happen, they'll just invent their own gods to explain it all. That, to me, is one of the strongest arguments against God or gods - they can so easily be created by man.