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Remotely triggered earthquakes - Wikipedia

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Remotely triggered earthquakes are a result of the effects of large earthquakes at considerable distance, outside of the immediate aftershock zone. The further ...

USGS FAQs - Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics - What is an ...

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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 ...

The Science of Earthquakes - USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

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Apr 7, 2016 ... An earthquake is what happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one ... What causes earthquakes and where do they happen?

Why Do Earthquakes Happen?

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Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along a fault. This sudden release of energy causes the seismic waves that make the ...

What Causes an Earthquake? Faults Explained - Latest Stories

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Jan 15, 2014 ... What was that you felt? Faults deep underground produce different kinds of earthquakes.

The Causes of Earthquakes - University of Hawaii

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What causes earthquakes? The short answer is that earthquakes are caused by faulting, a sudden lateral or vertical movement of rock along a rupture (break) ...

What causes earthquakes?

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The shaking motion of an earthquake is the result of a sudden release of energy. Earthquakes are caused when stress, building up within rocks of the earth's ...

What causes earthquakes? - Geoscience Australia

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What causes Earthquakes. The Earth's outer layer or crust is broken into pieces called tectonic plates which are constantly moving towards, away from or past ...

What is an Earthquake? - Geoscience Australia

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Earthquakes are the vibrations caused by rocks breaking under stress. The underground surface along which the rock breaks and moves is called a fault plane.

What causes an Earthquake? - The Geography Site

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There are two main causes of earthquakes. Firstly, they can be linked to explosive volcanic eruptions; they are in fact very common in areas of volcanic activity ...