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Recent Earthquakes Worldwide
Mag Time (ET) Date Location
4.7 09:42:27 11-29-2015 39 mi SW of Madang, Papua New Guinea
4.6 02:34:17 11-29-2015 261 mi W of Hihifo, Tonga
4.6 20:51:49 11-28-2015 323 mi SE of Sarangani, Philippines
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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  ...

Earthquakes - Earthquake Hazards Program - USGS


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 ...

Earthquake Hazards Program


Apr 6, 2015 ... Gateway to US Geological Survey web resources on earthquakes, including information on recent quakes, earthquake preparedness, building ...

Liquefaction, a devastating effect of earthquakes, is only now being widely assessed. More »

Earthquakes | Ready.gov


Earthquakes are sudden rolling or shaking events caused by movement under the earth's surface. Earthquakes happen along cracks in the earth's surface, ...

Live Earthquakes Map


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Earthquakes 2015 - News & Articles About Earthquakes - LiveScience


Read the latest news and articles about earthquakes. Earthquakes are the result of plate tectonics, or shifting plates in the crust of Earth.

Earthquakes - PNSN


Map of earthquakes in the last two weeks in Washington, Oregon, and neighboring regions. Big events are mapped within minutes, smaller events may take half ...

Earthquakes - National Geographic


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 ...

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Q: What Are Earthquakes?
A: Causes. Earthquakes are caused by the movement of massive tectonic plates in the Earth's outer crust and mantle, which are the two topmost layers directly benea... Read More »
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Q: What is an earthquake?
A: The Earth's crust, or lithosphere (hard outer surface) is made up of "tectonic plates" or large plates. There are about 7 major plates and many smaller plates, ... Read More »
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Q: Why are they earthquakes?
A: What causes an earthquake? There are about 20 plates along the surface of the earth that move continuously and slowly past each other. When the plates squeeze o... Read More »
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Q: How to Find the Epicenter of an Earthquake.
A: Things You'll Need. Three seismic wave charts from specific seismic stations. P and S wave time travel graph. Map. Compass. Using Charts and Graphs. Find the P ... Read More »
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Q: What is an earthquake.
A: Earthquakes are tremors or vibrations in the Earth's crust that are caused by the build up or accumulation of pressure (more correctly termed stress). More: The... Read More »
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