An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the perceptible
shaking of the surface of the Earth, which can be violent enough to destroy major
Jun 23, 2015 ... Today's Earthquake Fact. Earthquakes are one of the most costly natural hazards
faced by the United States, posing a significant risk to 75 ...
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Earthquakes are sudden rolling or shaking events caused by movement under
the earth's surface. Earthquakes happen along cracks in the earth's surface, ...
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Read the latest news and articles about earthquakes. Earthquakes are the result
of plate tectonics, or shifting plates in the crust of Earth.
Map of earthquakes in the last two weeks in Washington, Oregon, and
neighboring regions. Big events are mapped within minutes, smaller events may
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Earthquakes, also called temblors, can be so tremendously destructive, it's hard
to imagine they occur by the thousands every day around the world, usually in ...