Remotely triggered earthquakes are a result of the effects of large earthquakes at
considerable distance, outside of the immediate aftershock zone. The further ...
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 ...
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?
Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along
a fault. This sudden release of energy causes the seismic waves that make the ...
Jan 15, 2014 ... What was that you felt? Faults deep underground produce different kinds of
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) ...
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. The Earth's outer layer or crust is broken into pieces
called tectonic plates which are constantly moving towards, away from or past ...
Earthquakes are the vibrations caused by rocks breaking under stress. The
underground surface along which the rock breaks and moves is called a fault
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