An earthquake is the sudden, rapid shaking or rolling of the earth earthquakes happen when rocks break or slip along fault lines in the earth’s crust, releasing energy that causes the. The 1755 lisbon earthquake, also known as the great lisbon earthquake, occurred in the kingdom of portugal on the morning of saturday, 1 november, the holy day of all saints' day, at around. Earthquake notes 1 earthquakes 2 how earthquakes work investigating earthquakes--san francisco introductory clips. Eas-a193 class notes: earthquake effects (shaking, landslides, liquefaction, and tsunamis) most earthquake-related deaths are caused by the collapse of structures and the construction.
About latest earthquakes version info clicking the list icon in the top right corner will load the earthquake list clicking the map icon in the top right corner will load the map. Earthquake notes how earthquakes occur elastic rebound rocks store energy elastically when stored stress exceeds the strength of the friction on the fault or the strength of the rock. In this lesson, students examine how earthquakes follow the natural plate boundaries and how these boundaries help us predict where earthquakes are most likely to occur go in depth. Chapter 9 earthquakes earth is not a solid ball rather, as you have learned, it has different layers and earth’s surface is so interesting because.
Important notes regarding the information contained in the california earthquake hazards zone application the map may not show all faults that have the potential for surface fault rupture. The strength or magnitude of an earthquake is commonly measured by the logarithmic richter scale and is recorded by a seismograph (devised by charles richter in 1935. Various information about earthquakes with some examples of damage that they may create including the january 2010 haitian earthquake.
Earthquakes lecture notes earthquakes are the most obvious and constant result (symptom) of plate tectonics they are common occurrences and we should not be surprised by their cost in lives. An earthquake is the sudden, rapid shaking of the earth, caused by the breaking and shifting of underground rock earthquakes can cause buildings to collapse and cause heavy items to fall. Page 1 of 4 earth science chapter 5: earthquakes lecture notes i earthquakes a definition: i a shaking and trembling that results from the sudden movement of part of the. More info: ms sutliff is a graduate of old dominion university and joined the hhs faculty in 2008 ms sutliff teaches earth science, she enjoys nature and outdoor adventure activities.
Earthquakes and volcanoes are examples of sudden movements which originate from inside the earth we have already seen the types of volcanoes but, what is an earthquake you are here. The next section on earthquake notes introduces key vocabulary, concepts around earthquakes, and some information on measuring earthquake magnitude and intensity for this section. Chapter twenty-one: earthquake notes for all their indiscriminate horror, earthquakes seem to have had little effect on the flow of history ‹ claudio vita-finzi. An earthquake is the shaking or trembling of the earth, caused by the sudden movement of a part of the earth’s crust causes: the chief cause of the earthquake shocks is the sudden slipping. • earthquakes occur along plate boundaries where two chunks of lithosphere scrape together • the focus is the location where the energy is released • the epicenter is location on the earth’s.
Chapter 8 notes this feature is not available right now please try again later. A strong earthquake hit the japanese city of osaka during morning rush hour monday, killing at least four people and injuring 214, japan's government says. Eas-a193 class notes: an introduction to earthquakes & earthquake hazards: contents what is an earthquake why are there earthquakes earthquake catastrophes seismic risk in the lower 48.
What is an earthquake the movement of earth’s crust resulting from the release of built up potential energy between two stuck tectonic plates. Earthquake guided notes q: what is an earthquake any shaking of the earth’s crust caused by a release of energy causes of earthquakes 1 eruption of a volcano.