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Earthquake Basics - Geoscience Australia

Earthquake Basics - Geoscience Australia | Geography | Scoop.it
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This website will help you to explore and develop a deeper understanding into the various natural hazards and disasters that occur in Australia and around the world, in particular you will be looking at earthquakes. As you navigate around the website, it will provide you with various information about earthquakes, including:

 

   - What an earthquake is,

   - What causes an earthquake to occur?,

   - Where earthquakes occur,

   - Information on historical events involving earthquakes in Australia and around the world,

   - As well as, images that represtent various data and statistical

           information related to earthquakes. 

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Where Do Earthquakes Happen?

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Refering to the article. Answer the following questions.

 

1) Where do most earthquakes generally occur? 

 

2) Name the three different types of faults. 

 

3) Explain what occurs in a reverse fault.

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