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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Deep Earthquakes - Why They Happen - Geology - About.com
Deep earthquakes were discovered in the 1920s, but they remain a subject of contention today. The reason is simple: they aren't supposed to happen. Yet they ...
Measuring Earthquake Magnitudes - Geology - About.com
These days, an earthquake happens and right away it is on the news, including its magnitude. Instant earthquake magnitudes seem as routine an achievement ...
Current Earthquakes - Geology - About.com
Directions to information and data from earthquakes as fast as possible.
Fire and Ice: Melting Glaciers Trigger Earthquakes, Tsunamis and ...
Melting glaciers caused by global warming will lead to an increasing number of earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions, according to geologists who have ...
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, ...