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Thursday, 9 August 2018

earthquake impacted

  • What is an earthquake? a sudden violent shaking of the ground, typically causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action.
  • Why do earthquakes happen? earthquek are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along a fault.
Crust - plates - converging, diverging, continental and oceanic
  • Where do Earthquakes happen?  earthquek occer all the time all over the world, both along plate edges and along faults.
Ring of fire
Examples of Earthquakes
  • What is the impact of Earthquakes?
  • Earthquake envierment effects are the effects caused by an earthquake on the natural environment,
Landslides
Liquefaction
What happens to cities and buildings
What happens to people
Tsunamis

  • What was the strongest earthquake ever? The 1960 Valdivia earthquake or Great Chilean Earthquake
  • How are earthquakes measured? (magnitude, richter scale).

Wednesday, 8 August 2018