answersLogoWhite
Earthquakes

How and why an earthquake is caused?

Be the first to answer!


Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

How earthquake is caused?

Earthquake is caused by disturbance in the earth's crust.


What caused the Japanese earthquake and tsuname?

Tectonic plates caused the earthquake, the Pacific and North American plate were rubbing against each other, and this caused the earthquake. the earthquake caused the Tsunami.


What is more dangerous an earthquake on land or a tsunami caused by an earthquake?

a tsunami


What is a long wave caused by an earthquake?

A tidal wave is caused by an earthquake.


What caused Kobes earthquake?

the earthquake


What caused the earthquake of japan?

The earthquake and tsunami were caused by a shift in the earths crust.


What caused the haiyuan earthquake?

The Haitian earthquake was caused by the faultline the country sits on.


What kinds of earthquake are there?

volcanic earthquake - caused by volcanic eruptions tectonic earthquake - caused by the movements of the earth's crust


Are Secondary waves a Cause of a Earthquake?

No they ARE caused by the recession of the first wave which IS caused by an earthquake.


What can seismologists learn from studying the damage caused by an earthquake?

Seismologists study the damage caused by an earthquake to understand where the earthquake originated, and what caused it. They also seek to predict when and where next another earthquake might strike.


What caused the napier earthquake?

a 7.8 earthquake. the plates irratated and caused a friction shake on the crust


What is a tidal wave caused by an underwater earthquake?

a tsunami is a tidal wave caused by an underwater earthquake :]


What plate caused the Kobe earthquake?

It was the Eurasian and the Philippine plates that moved and caused the earthquake in Kobe.


Was they Haiti earthquake caused by constructive plate boundaries?

No. The Haitian earthquake was caused by a transform boundary.


What is magnitude earthquake?

the power of the earthquake, force, vibration caused by the earthquake is known as the magnitude of the earthquake


What caused the earthquake that resulted in the tsunami of 2004?

The cause of the earthquake was that the boundaries were sliding past each other and caused an earthquake in which resulted in a tsunami.


What caused more damage the tsunami or the earthquake in Japan?

well te earthquake caused the tsunami to hit so the earthquake did the most damage


How is tidal energy made?

it is caused by the shocks of an earthquake and the earthquake is caused by the movements of the plates at the bottom of the earth


What caused the 2008 sichuan earthquake?

the 2008 sichuan earthquake was caused by the collision of the Indian and eurasian plate.


What is a huge wave caused by an underwater earthquake?

Tsunami, or Tidal Wave, is a large wave caused by an earthquake.


What are earthquake myths?

Earthquake myths are the folktales that people say what they think caused the earthquake.


Is tsunami and earthquake are the same?

No. A tsunami is a wave that is caused by an earthquake.


What caused the Great Kanto Earthquake?

Earthquakes are caused by tectonic activity of the earth. In otherwords, the earth caused the great kanto earthquake :P (: The Philippine plate and the Honshu Plate rubbing together caused the tremors in the earth and the earthquake :)


Can avalanches be caused by an earthquake?

yes it can in 2004 in japan in 5.3 earthquake caused an avalanche ina snowy area


What damage did the valdivia earthquake cause?

The valdivia earthquake caused a lot of damage. But I am not sure what kind of damage it caused.


Still have questions?