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)

Magnitude of an earthquake at Virtual Earthquake?

This only works if you choose the city San Francisco area. Eureka, CA Seismic Station S-P Interval = 50 sec Elko, NV Seismic Station S-P Interval = 72 sec Las Vegas, NV Seism (MORE)

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 (MORE)

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)

What do you know about earthquake and earthquake preparedness?

Earthquakes are created by continental-continental convergence boundaries when two continental plates collide and crumple up forming tall mountain ranges .And earthquakes may (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)