- There are 50,000 reported earthquakes in the world each year
- World's biggest believed to have been the 1960 Valdiva Quake in Chile, measuring 9.5 on Richter scale
- Japan has had more than 60 major quakes. Earthquake Simulator Center teaches people how to react
Tokyo (CNN)The light bulb above our dining room table begins to swing. The windows rattle. The table shakes.