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How was the 1994 Northridge earthquake caused?

It is believed that movement on a blind thrust fault underneath the San Fernando Valley caused the Northridge earthquake. The fault is known as 'blind' as it does not show a (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 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)

Where are there no earthquakes?

Places that are not along fault lines planes* in the earth wouldhave very few earthquakes. +++ In particular, places far from subduction zones, in which one ofthe Earth's crus (MORE)