The shallower an earthquake, the more damage to structures it causes, all else
being equal. At the Earth's surface, earthquakes manifest themselves by shaking
Jan 15, 2014 ... What was that you felt? Faults deep underground produce different kinds of
Earthquakes are the vibrations caused by rocks breaking under stress. The
underground surface along which the rock breaks and moves is called a fault
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) ...
Jul 24, 2012 ... An earthquake is what happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past
one ... What causes earthquakes and where do they happen?
In this video lesson you will learn what causes earthquakes and where they
occur. You will also understand the theory of elastic rebound, and how...
Apr 20, 2015 ... Earthquakes occur every day, but most people don't notice the small ones. Here's
what causes earthquakes.
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 ...
Causes of Earthquakes Most earthquakes are causally related to compressional
or tensional stresses built up at the margins of the huge moving.
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