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In 1975, officials in the Chinese city of Haicheng were so alarmed by odd and anxious behavior of dogs and other animals, they ordered the evacuation of 90,000 residents from the city. Only a few hours later, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake destroyed nearly 90 percent of the city’s buildings.
The time interval from first sighting of the iceberg that sank the Titanic to impact was a little over 30 seconds.
The Titanic is about as long as the Empire State building is tall.
Two dogs were among the Titanic survivors.