Earthquake Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Earthquake.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

2,857 words, approx. 10 pages
Earthquake An earthquake is a geological event inside the earth that generates strong vibrations. When the vibrations reach the surface, the earth shakes, often causing damage to natural and manmade o... Read more
494 words, approx. 2 pages
Earthquake-Proofing Techniques Earthquakes occur in many parts of the world, sometimes with great regularity. The magnitude of an earthquake is measured by the Richter seismic scale, while the severit... Read more
551 words, approx. 2 pages
Earthquake An earthquake is an unpredictable event in which masses of rock shift below the Earth's surface, releasing enormous amounts of energy and sending out shock waves which sometimes cause the g... Read more
1,491 words, approx. 5 pages
Earthquake Earthquakes have been around for as long as the planet and have plagued humans throughout history. With no warning, major earthquakes strike populated areas of the world every year, killi... Read more
19,661 words, approx. 66 pages
The first days of January 1995 were calm and normal throughout most of Japan. The promise of a quiet year was shattered on January 17, when a devastating earthquake rocked the country. The power of th... Read more