• Earth Quake
    Earthquake 1 Earthquake An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. The seismicity or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a
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  • Earth Quake
    ------------------------------------------------- A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southern New Zealand on February 22, 2011. Early reports are that several buildings in Christchurch have fallen and that there are multiple injuries and deaths. This powerful earthquake follows an even more powerful
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  • Vulnerability of Earth Quake
    Mountain Research and Development Vol 27 No 4 Nov 2007: 322–330 doi:10.1659/mrd.0900 Sarah J. Halvorson and Jennifer Parker Hamilton 322 Vulnerability and the Erosion of Seismic Culture in Mountainous Central Asia Vulnerability to earthquake disasters in mountainous regions freq
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  • Earthquake 2005: Impacts and Strategies
    Introduction Natural disasters pose a considerable threat to the economic and social structure in the developing countries. Natural disasters destroy decades of human efforts and investments and thereby place new demands on society for reconstruction and rehabilitation. On October 8, 2005, some p
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  • Earth Quark
    Introduction  Jan. 2013. The past ten years have been very active around the world for earthquakes. Here is a movie showing all the earthquakes over magnitude 7.0 for 2003-2012: Part of the goal of this module is to help you understand the distribution of these large potentially destructive quak
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  • Pakistan Earthquake 2005
    Name: Masooma Date: Jan. 21st, 2011 Code: ENG4U0 – J Teacher’s name: Eliopoulos, J. Topic: Pakistan Earthquake 2005 On October 8, 2005 the history of Pakistan turned a new page when a massive earthquake hit the northern part of the country. It was said to be the most powerful quake in th
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