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In Earthquakes

What were the long term and short term effects of the earthquake in Tangshan china?

Although it was devastating for the friends and family of the victims of the earthquake, the deaths caused by the earthquake are only a short term effect. This is because befo ( Full Answer )
In Earthquakes

What caused the Tangshan earthquake?

The Tangshan earthquake was the result of the Tangshan Faultrupturing from tectonic forces that originated from the AmurianPlate sliding past the Eurasian Plate. This happened ( Full Answer )
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Which volcano caused the Tangshan Earthquake?

there was no volcano involved it was simply 2 of the earths plates rubbing together and they eventually slipped which caused an earthquake!! :)
In Earthquakes

What caused the 1976 Tangshan earthquake?

The epicenter of the Tangshan earthquake is near the Eurasian and North American tectonic plate boundaries. Shifts along this convergent boundary are generally thought to be t ( Full Answer )
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Damage caused by the tangshan earthquake?

Tangshan was hit by a 7.8 earthquake, that left 240,000 to 255,000dead. 93 percent of residential buildings and 78 percent ofindustrial buildings completely destroyed.
In China and Chinese Territories

What was the area affected by the earthquake in Tangshan China?

A 4 x 5 mile [ 6.4 x 8.0 kilometer ] area of the northeastern Chinese city of Tangshen, as the earthquake's epicenter, was the area most affected in China by the quake of Ju ( Full Answer )
In Science

Was there convection current moving during the tangshan earthquake?

There is always some convection current moving somewhere, and allearthquakes (except man-made induced ones) in general can beattributed to the convection movements of the lowe ( Full Answer )