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  1. An earthquake is what happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past... the fault or fault plane. The location below the earth’s surface where the earthquake starts is called the hypocenter, and the location directly above it...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/09/2007

  2. The Japan Earthquake was identified as a 9.0 Magnitude...8 and then to 8.9, and then again to 9.0. This earthquake occurred where the Pacific Plate...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/03/2011

  3. Earthquakes are caused by the sudden release of accumulated stress at tectonic... for protection from earthquakes. PROTECTION DURING EARTHQUAKES The following are some of the important precaution to be ...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 02/05/2011

  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. The earthquake Map depicting tectonic plates shows...north-northeast of the national capital Islamabad. The earthquake is classified as "major" by the USGS...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/02/2009

  6. Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along a fault. This sudden release of energy...the rocks break because of all the pressure that's built up. When the rocks break, the earthquake occurs. During the earthquake and afterward, the plates or blocks of rock start moving...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/05/2009

  7. A moderate 4.2 earthquake struck near Oakland, California at 4:42 a.m. on ...a famous fault line...However, the reason I'm bringing this earthquake to your attention with your question is because within four ...

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 19/11/2007

  8. An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release...seismism or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time.At the Earth's surface...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 10/10/2013

  9. == PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT == A microearthquake occurred... WHO EXPERIENCED THIS EARTHQUAKE EVENT 40204628 TO THE ...

    13 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 02/11/2007

  10. 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

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