Articles related to earthquakes
Learn the Basics of Earthquakes - Geology - About.com
Start here for the seismic basics: faults that cause earthquakes, types of seismic waves, damages they cause and more.
Earthquakes - Geology - About.com
Earthquake facts, hazards, preparedness and prediction.
The Great Cascadia Earthquake of 2xxx - Geology - About.com
Cascadia is America's own tectonic version of Sumatra, where the magnitude 9.3 earthquake and tsunami of 2004 occurred. Stretching off the Pacific shore from ...
Earthquake Safety and Preparedness in Los Angeles
Earthquake Safety Preparations for Los Angeles Residents.
What Causes an Earthquake in Greece? - Greece Travel - About.com
The Institute of Geodynamics in Greece lists recent earthquake data on its website, which offers both a Greek- and English-language version. They show the ...
An Overview of Earthquakes - Geography - About.com
A thorough overview of earthquakes and earthquake facts from the About.com Geography site and intern Amanda Briney.
What to Do During an Earthquake - Los Angeles Travel - About.com
Earthquake safety should not be a big concern when traveling to Los Angeles, but in the unlikely event that an earthquake does occur while you're in town, ...
Deep Earthquakes - Why They Happen - Geology - About.com
Shallow earthquakes require solid rocks to occur—more specifically, cold, brittle rocks. Only these can store up elastic strain along a geologic fault, held in check ...
Seattle Earthquakes, Types of Quakes & Fault Lines - Seattle/Tacoma
Learn about the types of earthquakes possible in the Seattle area, as well as the history of past quakes in the region--from the 2001 Nisqually quake back to one ...
Measuring Earthquake Magnitudes - Geology - About.com
Nowadays, every earthquake magnitude scale is the Richter scale.