Results for: Earthquake

Where are there no earthquakes?

Places that are not along fault lines planes* in the earth would  have very few earthquakes. +++   In particular, places far from subduction zones, in which one of  the (MORE)

Where earthquakes occur?

Earthquakes actually occur all over the world. They occur in places  along plate edges and along faults. California is known to have  some of the most frequent earthquakes.

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 (MORE)

Is a 7.0 earthquake medium earthquake?

A low earthquake is 1-3 magnitude, a medium earthquake is 4-6 magnitude and a high earthquake is 7+ magnitude. No. A 7.0 magnitude quake would be considered a "major" quake. (MORE)

What was an earthquake?

an earthquake is when two of the earth's tectonic plaits repsition or move. when an earthquake happens there are also normally aftershocks.also some move together to form a mo (MORE)

What is a subduction earthquake?

In geology, subduction is the process that takes place at convergent boundaries by which one tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate, sinking into the Earth's mantle (MORE)

When does an earthquake happen?

A earthquake occurs when two tectonic plates collide or rubagainst each other also when the ground shakes. . +++ The last clause ("also..." etc) describes an earthquake bydef (MORE)

Where does a earthquake form?

an earthquake forms deep in side the earths crust, where plates, that hold continents, are. they move, sideways, forward, backward and slide over other plates. if two plates m (MORE)