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An earthquake is the perceptible shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden ... Tectonic earthquakes occur anywhere in the earth where there is sufficient stored elastic strain e...

Earthquake Facts, Earthquake Information, Earthquake Videos ...

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Earthquakes, also called temblors, can be so tremendously destructive, it's hard to imagine they occur by the thousands every day around the world, usually in ...

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Some earthquakes occur when tectonic plates, large sections of Earth's crust and ... In all three of these settings, earthquakes result from movement along faults.

Earthquake - Science Daily

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Earthquakes may occur naturally or as a result of human activities. Smaller earthquakes can also be caused by volcanic activity, landslides, mine blasts, and  ...

About Earthquakes and the Process that Causes Earthquakes (VOA ...

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Jan 11, 2010 ... Sometimes, this movement is violent and might result in great destruction. Today, we examine the process that causes earthquakes. The first ...

How do earthquakes occur? | Reference.com

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According to Universe Today, earthquakes occur as a result of tectonic plates colliding and volcanic eruption. To be considered an earthquake, a shock wave ...

Adam's Earthquake summary

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EARTHQUAKE. Earthquakes occur as a result of movement deep in the Earth's crust, often resulting in faults. These faults or cracks are created by the slow drift ...

Earthquakes

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These foreshocks can occur months or minutes before the rapid onset of the earthquake. An earthquake lasts for seconds or minutes, while aftershocks may ...

TYPES OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY EARTHQUAKES

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The worst damage from an earthquake occurs in densely populated, urban areas , ... As a result of their dangerous and active locations on the Pacific Basin, both ...

Earthquakes & Earth's Interior - Tulane University

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Sep 24, 2015 ... Earthquakes occur when energy stored in elastically strained rocks is suddenly .... Such faults result from shear stresses acting in the crust.

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The Science of Earthquakes

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Apr 7, 2016 ... These are smaller earthquakes that occur afterwards in the same place as the mainshock. Depending on the size of the mainshock, aftershocks ...

Earthquakes - General Interest Publication

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Jan 11, 2013 ... If the earthquake occurs in a populated area, it may cause many ... (some as far away as California) died as a result of this earthquake, but loss ...

Earthquakes & Tsunamis: Causes & Information - Live Science

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Apr 20, 2015 ... Earthquakes occur every day, but most people don't notice the small ... are smaller quakes that result from the crust adjusting to the main shock.