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What Causes Earthquakes?

To the causes of earthquakes , Ancient cultures offered a variety of explanations for seismicity (earthquake activity),…

How Do We Measure and Locate Earthquakes?

Most information reviews about earthquakes provide information on the dimensions and location of an earthquake. What do…

Defining the “Size” of Earthquakes

Some earthquakes shake the ground violently, whereas others can barely be felt. Seismologists have developed two scales…

Earthquake Precursors: Signs Before Earthquakes

Earthquake prediction is the ultimate goal of seismologists . Being able to predict when and where an earthquake will o…

Designing Buildings to Reduce the Impact of Earthquakes

Earthquakes rip via our cities, with seismic waves that tear down our buildings and cast off lives inside the system. J…

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