Earthquakes 101

Earthquakes are usually quite brief but may repeat and happen all time. National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) records an average of 50 a day. The map shows the ones that happened today so far. They collapse buildings and infrastructure while taking lives. Caused by movements of the Earth’s crust the energy released causes seismic waves. Depending on the strength of the earthquake and its geographic location earthquakes can be extremely costly.

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    What Causes Earthquakes?

    What Causes Earthquakes?

    Earthquakes can be described as the shaking, shifting or cracking of the Earth’s surface due to movements within its crust. These “quakes” are caused …

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