An earthquake is the perceptible shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting
from the sudden ... Earthquakes are caused mostly by rupture of geological faults,
but also by other events such as vo...
An earthquake is caused by a sudden slip on a fault. The tectonic plates are
always slowly moving, but they get stuck at their edges due to friction. When the ...
Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along
a fault. This sudden release of energy causes the seismic waves that make the ...
Earthquakes are the vibrations caused by rocks breaking under stress. The
underground surface along which the rock breaks and moves is called a fault
Jan 15, 2014 ... What was that you felt? Faults deep underground produce different kinds of
Causes of Earthquakes Most earthquakes are causally related to compressional
or tensional stresses built up at the margins of the huge moving.
Apr 20, 2015 ... Earthquakes occur every day, but most people don't notice the small ones. Here's
what causes earthquakes.
Earthquakes are caused when stress, building up within rocks of the earth's crust,
is released in a sudden jolt. Rocks crack and slip past each other causing the ...
Oct 16, 2015 ... An easy-to-understand explanation of what causes earthquakes, how they move
through Earth, and how we can protect buildings and people ...
A secondary school revision resource for GCSE Geography, looking at the
causes of earthquakes, tectonics and their effects including case studies.