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  • Assignment: Earthquakes

    Running head: Earthquakes Earthquakes Shaun Graham Axia College Earthquakes Introduction In my opinion, to understand how earthquakes happen you need to have a basic understanding of plate margins and how the crust of the earth is formed. The Earth is made up of different layers of rock and...

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  • Earthquake Assignment

    Earthquake Assignment Week 3 Earthquake Assignment Earthquakes Have you ever got so mad you have to squeeze something to release your pressure? Or maybe you walk around aimlessly taking deep breaths to try and discharge the stress something or someone caused. Our earth, too, has a way of...

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  • Earthquake Assignment

    ELANGO/SIVAPRAKASAM MR 09 JUL RUH DXB ELECTRONIC TICKET PASSENGER ITINERARY RECEIPT NAUTICA TRAVELS 19, LAZAR ROAD 3RD CROSS FRAZER TOWN BANGALORE-5 TELEPHONE: +91 9845551172, ISSUING AIRLINE TICKET NUMBER BOOKING REF : AMADEUS: 2XHRQI, AIRLINE: EK/EPZ4BNW FROM /TO RIYADH TERMINAL:1 DUBAI TERMINAL:3...

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  • Earthquake Assignment

    Earth Science 1 October 29, 2012 Homework Assignment 1. Explain how you should react or what you should do when you feel an earthquake if you find yourself in each of the following scenarios. Do not exceed the space provided. a) Indoors:...

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  • Sci/245 Assignment: Earthquakes

    Earthquakes Your name Axia College of University of Phoenix There are four types of plate margins: convergent (destructive) plate margins, divergent (constructive) plate margins, collision plate margins, and conservative plate margins. How these plates move within the boundaries of...

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    | Earthquakes | Geology | | Sheron Von Merta | 3/14/2010 | | An earthquake is an abrupt shaking inside the Earth triggered by the discharge of collected strain in the rocks that make up the Earth's crust. (Earthquakes, 2005) “There are around 150,000 noticeable earthquakes every year...

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    EARTHQUAKE (Narrative essay) On the evening of March 4, 1977, was a day that will remain in memories of the citizens of Bucharest. There it was for the first time and shocked everyone. Bucharest was hit by an earthquake measuring a whopping 7.3 on the Richter scale. The citizens were busy with their...

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  • Earthquake

    come like Earthquakes and tsunamis. Earthquake is a terrible kind of natural calamity. Where earthquake occurs the earth shakes. If the earth shakes violently, the result is disastrous. Man may escape other kinds of calamity. But if earthquake occurs, there is no way out. In Cebu, earthquakes occur many...

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    Joyce Ann S. Ong III-Integrity The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC. At the time, they were probably the largest wars that had ever taken place. The term Punic comes from the Latin word Punicus (or Poenicus), meaning "Carthaginian", with...

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    injured in northern district of Nahrin on Sunday in Afghanistan because of numerous tremors and earthquakes. Unfortunately, over the last three weeks, hundreds of people have died due to these horrific earthquakes. "Pakistani seismologists said the Sunday quake measured 5.3 on the Richter Scale, only...

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    | Architecture in Indonesia during earthquakes RESEARCH QUESTION | To what extent can we use new technology to improve the architecture in Indonesia during earthquakes? INTRODUCTION | * The location of Indonesia is makes the country volatile to earthquake since it is close to a tectonic boundary...

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    What are Earthquakes? The actual defining of a earthquake is: A sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action. Basically what its saying is that when a tectonic plate slips past...

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  • Earthquake

    CONTENT An earthquake  is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that createsseismic waves. The seismicity or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time. Earthquakes are measured using observations...

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    Comparing the Causes and Effects of 2 Earthquakes Kobe, Japan (1995) and Afghanistan (1998) In this assessment I will examine the causes of both the Kobe earthquake and the Afghanistan earthquake. I will also show the tectonic plates involved in those two earthquakes; the number of people that died; and...

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    EARTHQUAKES o Plates sliding pass each other create friction o Friction builds up creating stress (a force) o Force is greater than plate can withstand, budges and breaks, creating earthquakes o Release a lot of energy KEY TERMS Seismology- the study of earthquakes and their...

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     Earthquakes By: Kayla Marie Vargas Period 4 In earth science they talk a lot about different Earthquakes, volcanoes, the weather, different rocks, and etc. But never did you really get in details of what is any of them. Well I did research and found out that an earthquake which is also...

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  • Earthquakes

    Earthquakes: Understanding Why the Earth Moves The Earth has four major layers; the inner core, the outer core, mantle, and the crust. The crust and the top of the mantle form a thin skin on the Earth’s surface. It is made up of many pieces; like a puzzle covering the surface. These pieces...

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    Introduction On January 26, 2001, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake devastated this area, killing 20,000 people and destroying buildings, dams, and port facilities. The earthquake epicenter was about 70 kilometers northeast of the city of Bhuj. The earthquake may have occurred on the Kachchh Mainland Fault,...

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    EARTHQUAKES Let's first take a look at the earth. The earth is made up of 4 main layers-the inner core, the outer core, the mantle and the crust. The crust is where we live, on the surface of the earth. Below the crust lies the mantle, which is made up of solids, liquids and gases. The lithosphere...

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    EARTHQUAKE Do you know that how long has the planet Earth existed? Actually, it has been here for 4.54 million years and human beings have lived on it for 2 million years! This is because the Earth is the only one planet that can provides us a suitable and comfortable habitat. It is also rich in natural...

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