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  1. Earthquakes happen as large blocks of the Earth’s crust move suddenly past one another because of the force of plate ...energy causes shaking at the ground surface. The location inside the Earth where an earthquake begins is called the focus. The point at the Earth’s surface directly above the focus...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/04/2009

  2. Earthquake resistant buildings, particularly their main elements, need to... have the ability to sway back-and-forth during an earthquake, and to withstand the earthquake effects with some damage, but without collapse. Design approach: (...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 06/12/2009

  3. Most earthquakes are the result of strain which builds up in the earth due to the movement...which point the plates shift, producing the shock waves of an earthquake. Earthquakes can also occur in the middle of a plate; if the plate motion ...

    11 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 09/07/2009

  4. Earthquakes can occur anywhere between the Earth's surface and about 700 kilometers... into three zones: shallow, intermediate, and deep. Shallow earthquakes are between 0 and 70 km deep; intermediate earthquakes, 70 - 300 km deep...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 27/02/2010

  5. PROTECTION DURING EARTHQUAKES The following are some of the...for your family for reuniting after an earthquake if anybody separated , Urge your...

    10 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 19/10/2008

  6. During an earthquake, three types of waves are released... three types of waves are what cause an earthquake to be so destructive, and these waves are how ...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/04/2007

  7. Earthquakes are caused when a fault ruptures and the two sides... of the fault. In the long term the cumulative effect of lots of earthquakes on a fault segment is to move the blocks on either side either up and...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 26/02/2011

  8. Earthquake produces the waves in different frequencies.It is in the range of 0.5... of Burkly university to decide the magnitude within 4 seconds after sensing the earthquakes.Some times past records will help to decides the frequency of earthquakes...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/04/2009

  9. Earthquakes can happen at anytime anywhere. Unfortunately all we can do is predict...fault boundary ex. San Andreas Fault, is more prone to earthquakes than ex. Florida. Being that this earthquake has occurred...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 07/11/2007

  10. Most of the earthquakes are confined to narrow belts...strain cannot build up enough to cause large earthquakes. Associated with this type of seismicity ...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 18/01/2010

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