How Does an Earthquake Form?


Earthquakes form when the earth's outer layer gets stressed. The stressing of the outer layer causes a pushing effect against the sides of the fault. Rocks collide which causes energy which creates waves through earths crust. These waves are the shaking that we feel.
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An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by an abrupt shift of rock along a fracture in the Earth, called a fault.
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