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Articles about earthquake

Environment
by askformore
6 years ago
Largest Earthquakes by Magnitude

Measuring earthquakes is tricky; however the Richter scale helps to measure the power or magnitude of an Earthquake. Here are the top 5 Earthquakes on record with the highest magnitude. The 1960 Valdivia earthquake was the highest magnitude earthquake that has ever been measured. The 1960 Valdivia earthquake...

Lifestyle
by tyguy
8 years ago
Earthquake Emergency Supplies and Your Earthquake Preparedness Checklist

A earthquake has the capacity to put lives at risk, and to do billions of dollars of damage in a matter of only seconds. The majority of people in high risk areas are not prepared, increasing their own and their families risk level when dealing with this type of natural disaster. Many people have been through earthquake drills. In addition, it is also critical to go through a earthquake preparedness checklist and to have earthquake emergency supplies.

History
by alexiafeatherchild
6 years ago
Worst 5 Earthquakes of the 21st Century

Earthquakes are probably the deadliest natural phenomonenon, because unlike cyclones and hurricanes they cannot be so easily predicted. People can survive cyclones in their basements if the structure is sound, or they can evacuate their homes when a hurricane is coming in. It might leave them homeless, but at least they'd be alive. Earthquakes however are not so easy to predict and can happen without a single warning. These quakes can also devestate a larger chunk of land than a tornado or Hurricane might.

Lifestyle
by tyguy
8 years ago
Earthquake Survival Tips

While basic earthquake survival tips are a good starting point, it is important to be extremly thorough when putting togther an earthquake preparedness plan, and gathering survival preparedness supplies. It really is not a matter of if an earthquake will happen, it is only a matter of when....

History
by TanoCalvenoa
4 years ago
The Ten Largest Earthquakes Ever in the 48 Continental US States

Six of the ten largest earthquakes ever recorded in the 48 continental US states took place in California. The other four took place in Idaho, Montana, and two states that most people would never suspect - South Carolina and Missouri.

Lifestyle
by Lynn Parks
8 years ago
Earthquake Preparedness: Safety and Survival Tips

Earthquake preparedness is a major key factor in earthquake survival and safety. Many of us grew up with natural disaster drills in school that took place once a month or so. However, many of these drills are outdated and can actually increase the risk of...

Lifestyle
by Twiggy
9 years ago
10 Tips to Surviving an Earthquake

10 Tips to Surviving an Earthquake It is important to know ways to protect yourself during an eartquake, but we should also know how to stay alive after the earthquake has taken place. It is interesting to note that most earthquakes are over in seconds and knowing how...

Technology
by JL_Tuso
7 years ago
What Causes an Earthquake?

The answer to what causes an earthquake is found in the geography of the earth. The ground you are standing on may be solid, but what lies beneath is not.

Technology
by JL_Tuso
7 years ago
During and After an Earthquake: What to Do

In the event of an earthquake, what to do depends largely on where you are. If you are inside, stay inside. If you are outside, stay outside. If you are driving, stay in your car. Here are some more tips for what do you do in an earthquake and after an earthquake to stay safe.

Technology
by nextyear
8 years ago
What Is The Ring Of Fire?

A brief explanation of the Pacific Ring Of Fire

Travel & Places
by rspears01
9 years ago
How You Can Help The Earthquake Victims in Haiti

An earthquake of 7.3 magnitude struck very near the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010. The total devastation is still unknown. The International Red Cross have estimated between 45,000 and 50,000 dead in Haiti. However, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said speculating on the number of injuries...

Technology
by Dr. Jerry Cunningham
5 years ago
The Origin of New Madrid Earthquake Fault Zone

This article gives details about one of the largest earthquake fault zones in the world, The New Madrid Fault Zone.

Technology
by DebW07
9 years ago
Preparing for an Earthquake: 7 Tips

7 important tips to help you prepare for an earthquake

Technology
by HLesley
3 years ago
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Earthquake Prediction: Folklore and Science

Earthquakes happen suddenly and without warning, and can create horrendous devastation.  No wonder, then, that people throughout the ages have looked for warning signs, or precursors, that might alert them to impending disaster.

History
by Xath Cruz
5 years ago
Biggest Earthquake in History

The earth's crust, the deepest layer of the Earth, is like made of separate pieces that keep moving around slowly. These pieces are what we call tectonic plates. The edge of these plates is what we call faults. These pieces sometimes move and bump each other. Since the edges of these plates aren't smooth, they get stuck. After a time, these plates will unstick, that's when an Earthquake happens.

Lifestyle
by sushantkshr
8 years ago
Celebrate Easter With a Difference: Make a Donation to Earthquake-Tsunami Victims in Japan

Celebrate this Easter with a difference. Feed your body with Hot cross bread and wine and feed your soul by making a donation. Donate towards the relief rescue and rehabilitation of thousands of Japanese who are now left homeless and devastated after the terrible earthquake and Tsunami that shook the houses roads and buildings and washed off millions worth of property from a major part of Japan. Be human. Help organisations raise money and help the victims of Nature's wrath.

History
by Dreamfreely
5 years ago
Get To Know: Worst Natural Disasters Recorded

Find out about five of the worst natural disasters that have been recorded.

Technology
by Viking
5 years ago
Survive an Earthquake

A disastrous earthquake could occur at any time. Learn what you need to do to keep you and your family safe.

Technology
by footloose
7 years ago
Earthquakes: The Faulty Line Between Nature and Man

Is there a weather war happening on earth, and if so, is that why earthquake damage is so very strong now? The earthquake fault lines and new earthquakes aren't so natural because they are faultless. Scientists are voicing what HAARP has been up to, and it is alarming.

Technology
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
How to Prepare for an Earthquake

Earthquakes have wreaked havoc around the world during the past few years, from Japan to Washington, DC. Are you prepared to survive an earthquakes in your area? Learn basic emergency preparedness procedures that could protect you and your family after an earthquake strikes.

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