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What Are Earthquakes?
An earthquake is a seismic shift between tectonic plates below the earth's surface. This shift causes plates to slide past each other at a point known as a fault. The location of an earthquake below ground is referred to as the hypocenter,... More »
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Earthquake - Wikipedia

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An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.

Latest Earthquakes - USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

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1 Day, Magnitude 2.5+ Worldwide. 7 of 20 earthquakes in map area. ... Which earthquakes are included on the map and list? Felt something not shown – report  ...

Earthquakes - USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

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Latest Earthquakes. map of latest earthquakes. Latest earthquakes map and list. Tap/click on "gear icon" for options and settings.

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

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

Live Earthquakes Map

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Global Incident Map Displaying Terrorist Acts, Suspicious Activity, and General Terrorism News.

Earthquakes | Ready.gov

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A house cracked and broken from earthquake damage. Earthquakes are sudden rolling or shaking events caused by movement under the earth's surface.

Earthquakes 2017 - News & Articles About Earthquakes - Live Science

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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.

Earthquakes 101 - National Geographic

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Earthquakes are unpredictable and can strike with enough force to bring buildings down. Find out what causes earthquakes, why they're so deadly, and what's ...