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An earthquake is the perceptible shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves.

The Science of Earthquakes - Earthquake - USGS Earthquake ...

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Apr 7, 2016 ... An earthquake is what happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one another. The surface where they slip is called the fault or ...

What is an earthquake and what causes them to happen?

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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 ...

What is an earthquake?

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An earthquake is a shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and movement of large sections (tectonic plates) of the earth's rocky outermost crust.

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Feb 28, 2013 ... Hi, I'm Emerald Robinson, and in this "What is" video, we're going to examine earthquakes. An earthquake is an event in which the earth ...

Earthquakes 101 - National Geographic

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Earthquakes are unpredictable and can strike with enough force to bring buildings down. Find out what causes earthquakes, why they're so deadly, and what's ...

What is an Earthquake - eSchooltoday

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earthquake and kids. Introduction to Earthquakes & Tsunamis Turn on the TV or read the newspapers and almost always there is something devastating ...

What is an Earthquake? | Earthquakes | Discovering Geology ...

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Earthquake Waves Spread Out. Movements within the Earth's crust cause stress to build up at points of weakness, and rocks to deform. Stored energy builds up ...

Earthquakes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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The West Coast is most at risk of having an earthquake, but earthquakes can happen in the Midwest and along the East Coast. Earthquakes can be felt over ...

What is an Earthquake? - Geoscience Australia

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These are put into a formula which converts them to a magnitude, which is a measure of the energy released by the earthquake. For every unit increase in ...

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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.