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earthquakes are start when two plates start to rub next to each other and the country on top starts to move there a earthquakes all around the world .
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Where are there no earthquakes?

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What can earthquake do?

An earthquake can affect four spheres: The lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere. The lithosphere is the solid portion of the earth. The hydrosphere is the wate

Was the Christchurch earthquake a deep earthquake or not?

The earthquake in Christchurch, NZ on the 22nd of February, 2011 was located just 4 or 5km underground. To put this in perspective, the quake in September, located near Christ

Is a 7.0 earthquake medium earthquake?

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What is an earthquake?

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What was an earthquake?

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Where are there no earthquake?

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What does an earthquake do?

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What type of earthquake was the kashmir earthquake?

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Can an earthquake cause more earthquakes?

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Where is a earthquakes?

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