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    making it susceptible to earthquakes CONSTRUCTION OF EARTHQUAKE RESISTENT BUILDINGS IN SEISMIC ZONES OF INDIA Earthquakes occur due to movements along faults that have evolved through geological and tectonic processes. Often they occur without any prior warning and are‚ therefore‚ unpredictable. The large area of India is prone to earthquake. The construction of earthquake resistant building is the only solution for safeguarding our urban centres from the menace of earthquakes. On the basis of

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    Underwater earthquake causing Tsunami. * The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea megathrust earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53UTC on Sunday‚ 26 December 2004‚ with an epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra‚ Indonesia. The quake itself is known by the scientific community as the Sumatra–Andaman earthquake. The resulting tsunami was given various names‚ including the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami‚ South Asian tsunami‚ Indonesian tsunami‚ and the Boxing Day tsunami. * The earthquake was caused

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    2013 a calamity so unexpected and tragic struck the islands in Central Visayas. Recorded as the deadliest earthquake that struck the Philippines in 23 years‚ fear‚ anxiety and panic were felt all throughout the area. Houses collapsed‚ buildings got destroyed and churches had fallen. More crucially‚ lives had been taken. Currently‚ we’re still within weeks after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake‚ hit into the peaceful surfaces of Bohol and Cebu. The destruction brought about by the quake is heartbreaking—over

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    Definition: An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth’s crust that creates seismic waves.TThe recent earthquake In India on September 18 ‚ 2011 compelled me to write an essay about earthquake. In this essay many things related to earthquake will be discussed.e seismicity or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency‚ type and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time. Measurement: Earthquakes are measured with the help of  seismometers. The moment

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    faults lead to be a lot more destruction. Earthquakes are a trembling or shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy stored in rocks beneath earths surface. Earthquakes appear all over the planet‚ and there are many different sizes. Some earthquakes destroy entire cities while others only shake the ground for a moment. Faults are one of the causes of earthquakes‚ which I will tell about soon as well as the hazards and benefits they give. Earthquakes can be caused in many ways‚ some even

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    2011 Christchurch earthquake From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation‚ search "Christchurch earthquake" redirects here. For other uses‚ see Christchurch earthquake (disambiguation). For the 13 June 2011 aftershock‚ see June 2011 Christchurch earthquake. February 2011 Christchurch earthquake | ChristChurch Cathedral and the Cathedral Square | Quake epicentre | Date | 22 February 2011 (2011-02-22)‚ 12:51 pm NZDT | Magnitude | 6.3 ML[1] | Depth | 5 km (3.1 mi) | Epicenter

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    Earthquakes An earthquake is a shaking or trembling of the crust of the earth caused by underground volcanic action or by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the surface. The volcanic action and shifting rocks create strain which continues to build to a sudden release of pressure resulting in a shock wave. The vibrations produced in the crust can vary from barely noticeable to enormously destructive. Shock waves can be classified into two broad categories. Waves that send particles oscillating

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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 known as a quake‚ tremor or temblor is a result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth’s crust that creates seismic waves. The seismicity‚ seismism or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency

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    EARTHQUAKE Introduction An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth’s crust that creates seismic waves. CAUSE OF EARTHQUAKE Earthquakes are caused by the movement of the earth’s tectonic plates. Earthquakes occur where the earth’s plates meet along plate boundaries (see plate tectonics page for more information on this).For example as two plates move towards each other‚ one can be pushed down under the other one into the mantle. If this plate gets stuck it

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    EARTHQUAKES DHORI: Cracks on a salt marsh can be seen on this aerial view of the epicentre of the recent earthquake near Dhori village some 20 km. (12 miles) from Bhuj in the western Indian state of Gujarat‚ Saturday Feb. 3‚ 2001. (AP Photo/Enric Marti) AHMEDABAD: Residents of Ahmedabad‚ India‚ survey earthquake damage Saturday‚ Jan. 27‚ 2001. Officials predicted as many as 6‚000 may have been killed in the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in western India on Friday.(AP Photo/Saurabh Das) The 2001 Gujarat

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