How Earthquakes Are Formed?


Earthquakes are formed when the earths tectonic plates shift against each other. This usually happens when a massive release of pressure and energy is released from the earth's crust. You can find more information here: http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Earthquake
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Around the world there are areas below the surface of the earth that are called tectonic plates and fault lines. When these areas of earth move that is what causes the earthquakes
Most earthquake occur when two pieces of Earth slide against each other. The epicenter is the location above the ground where the earthquake starts; the location below the surface
Question worded a little funny though. But they can be formed anywhere, and are caused by the tectonic plates, whenever they collide, wherever they collide.
Earthquakes are the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates
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