# If it is a small earthquake how long will it last?

It depends. Some may last long and some may last short time.

### How many minutes does an earthquake last?

about five to ten minute is long long an average earthquake lasts.

### How long does an earthquake last?

An earthquake last about 5 seconds to 5 minutes. How long earthquakes last vary every time. The average is about 15 seconds. hope this helps :)

### How long did japans earthquake last?

The earthquake began at 5:46 and it lasted for 20 seconds.

### How long did the 2010 Haitian earthquake last?

As i know,the earthquake lasted 15-30 seconds.

### What are easy earthquake questions?

Some good questions about earthquakes are: What is an earthquake? How long do earthquakes last? Is there an 'earthquake season' or 'earthquake weather'? Where is the safest place to be in an earthquake? Will the ground open up during an earthquake? What is a seismometer, seismograph, and a seismogram? When was the seismograph invented? What is the Richter Scale? Do many small earthquakes prevent larger earthquakes? Can we predict earthquakes? What is liquefaction?

### How long did the Japanese earthquake last for?

The 9.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 was reported to last 6 minutes.

### How long does a typical earthquake last?

an average earthquake lasts for about a minute, but if its a big one about a minute and a half

### How long does an earthquake last for?

sometimes a few seconds or up to a few minutes depending on the type of earthquake and the intensity.

### How long does the average earthquake last?

Most earthquakes last only seconds. That's why the haiti earthquake was so devastating - it lasted more than a minute.

### How long did the 1923 Tokyo earthquake last for?

The 1923 Tokyo earthquake, also known as the Kanto earthquake, lasted for between 4 and 10 minutes.

### How long did the 1989 San Francisco earthquake last - was it more than one hour?

No. An earthquake would never last more than an hour. Most last less than a minute. The 1989 earthquake lasted 15 seconds.

### Are you going to have another bad earthquake?

we can not be sure but for at least 3 months we will have lots of small after shocks we know this because last time it went of it took this long to settle down

### How long did the haiti earthquake 2010 last?

The duration of the initial earthquake was 30 - 40 seconds. There were several smaller aftershocks.

### How long did the 2010 Haiti earthquake last for?

The duration of the initial earthquake was 30 - 40 seconds. There were several smaller aftershocks.

### How long did the earthquake in Haiti last?

According to CNN and CTV and some witnesses, the 7.0 earthquake lasted 35 seconds.

### How long did the shaanxi earthquake last for?

Aftershocks from the 1556 Shaanxi earthquake continued several times a month for over six months. This was the deadliest earthquake in history.

### How long did the san fransico earthquake last?

The earthquake itself lasted for about 47 seconds, but the aftershocks may have continued for some time.

### How long did the 1964 good Friday earthquake last?

Type your answer here... Acording to my research, the earthquake Anchorage lasted for about 5 minutes.

### How long did the Japanese earthquake last?

the 8.9 earthquake lasted for almost 3 minutes and the after shocks were like 1 minute or so.

### How long did the Kobe earthquake in Japan last for?

20 seconds and there was 1320 after shocks