Major earthquake and volcano eruptions have occurred long before there were humans on Earth. However, there have been many in recorded history that significantly impacted human civilization. Choose one significantly important earthquake or volcano and report on it. Be sure to cover how it affected the Earth, damages and death tolls, economic impact and any permanent consequences.
Along what type of plate boundary did this earthquake occur? Based on your knowledge of earthquakes, is this what you would have expected from that type of boundary? Be sure to explain your answer fully.