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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...

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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.

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 ...

Earthquakes--Forces of Nature--Science, Maps, Photos, Video ...

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Every year about 10,000 people, on average, die as a result of earthquakes. Most earthquakes occur along fractures in the Earth's crust called faults. Most faults ...

Subduction zones and earthquakes

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This process results in geohazards, such as earthquakes and volcanoes. ... The largest earthquakes on Earth occur at the interface between the two plates, ...

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.

earthquake | geology | Britannica.com

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Jun 10, 2016 ... Earthquakes occur most often along geologic faults, narrow zones where rock ... exceed the strength of the rocks, and sudden fracturing results.

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 ...

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 ...

How Earthquakes Occur - Conserve Energy Future

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How Earthquakes Occur: Experiencing earthquakes has been a very frightening ... earthquakes, the result is still gray and natural disasters like earthquake can ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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.