How Are Earthquakes Made?

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Earthquakes are formed when two of the Earth's plates get stuck together and then released. When they separate again, a huge amount of energy is expelled and sends waves through the crust of the planet, thus being felt as an earthquake.
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hey are the result of vibrations in the Earth's outer crust. These vibrations are caused when underground rock slips.
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An earthquake (also known as a tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. Earthquakes are recorded with a seismometer
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Earthquakes are caused by an abrupt shift of rock along a fracture in the Earth.
Most earthquakes are caused by slow movements inside the Earth that push against the Earth's brittle, relatively thin outer layer, causing the rocks to break suddenly.
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