A sudden movement of the Earth’s surface.
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What is an earthquake?
Why do earthquakes happen?
What are the effects of earthquakes?
How are earthquakes measured?
What factors influence the effects and response to tectonic activity?
Two Earthquakes Compared – Nepal and L’Aquila
Can the risks of earthquakes be reduced?
What is a tsunami?
The 1995 Kobe earthquake
The 1999 Turkish Earthquake
Earthquakes in California
L’Aquila Earthquake 2009
Haiti Earthquake 2010
Gujarat Earthquake 2001
Japanese Earthquake 2011
Nepal Earthquake 2015
Amatrice Earthquake Case Study
Lombok Indonesia Earthquake 2018 Case Study
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