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Earthquakes - An Introduction
Cause of Earthquakes

Effects of Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes

What factors influence the effects and response to tectonic activity?

Case Studies
The Kobe Earthquake 1995
The Turkish Earthquake 1999
Earthquakes in California
Gujarat Earthquake 2001

Haiti Earthquake 2010
Japanese Earthquake 2011

[image - San Francisco Earthquake]
1989 San Francisco earthquake
( Source - J. K. Nakata - US Geological Survey)

Earthquakes are one of the most destructive natural hazards on earth. They are difficult to predict and plan for. This Geo Topic explores the cause and effects of earthquakes and examines case studies in countries at various levels of development.

Online Activities
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Earthquake - match up activity
[Podcast]: n Audio file for playback on mobile devices and personal computers


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