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Most buildings can withstand vertical shaking

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The adjustments of materials that follow a major earthquake often generate smaller earthquakes called

Most earthquakes are produced by the rapid release of which kind of energy stored in rock subjected to great forces

What does an earthquake's magnitude measure

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Q: What kind of shaking can a building withstand the best in an earthquake?
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