Earthquakes and plate tectonics
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Why do they happen? What damage can they cause?
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Wednesday's earthquakes establish a new seismic precedent - Examiner.com

Wednesday's earthquakes establish a new seismic precedent - Examiner.com | Earthquakes and plate tectonics | Scoop.it
Wednesday's earthquakes establish a new seismic precedentExaminer.comWednesday may have begun a new era in our understanding of earthquakes, seismology and plate tectonics.
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Latest Tokyo Earthquake Projection: 9700 Could Die - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Latest Tokyo Earthquake Projection: 9700 Could Die - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Earthquakes and plate tectonics | Scoop.it
AsiaOneLatest Tokyo Earthquake Projection: 9700 Could DieWall Street Journal (blog)By Yoree Koh In the wake of last year's devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the Tokyo metropolitan government has revised its own disaster scenarios for the...
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Why we were spared the tsunami - New Straits Times

Why we were spared the tsunami - New Straits Times | Earthquakes and plate tectonics | Scoop.it
New Straits TimesWhy we were spared the tsunamiNew Straits Times"The difference between the two types of underwater or coastal earthquakes is what determines whether a tsunami will follow." He said strike-slip earthquakes were caused when colliding...
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Indonesia quake a record, risks for Aceh grow - Chicago Tribune

Globe and MailIndonesia quake a record, risks for Aceh growChicago TribuneSumatra, the westernmost island in the sprawling Indonesian archipelago, has a history of powerful quakes and tsunamis, most triggered by an offshore zone along its entire length,...
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Recent Indonesia quake added pressure to key fault, exposed flaws in disaster ... - Washington Post

Recent Indonesia quake added pressure to key fault, exposed flaws in disaster ... - Washington Post | Earthquakes and plate tectonics | Scoop.it
CBC.caRecent Indonesia quake added pressure to key fault, exposed flaws in disaster ...Washington PostJAKARTA, Indonesia — Seismologists say last week's powerful earthquake off western Indonesia increased pressure on the source of the devastating ...
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Boy’s football lost in tsunami found in Alaska

Boy’s football lost in tsunami found in Alaska | Earthquakes and plate tectonics | Scoop.it
A teenager who lost his home in Japan’s devastating tsunami now knows that one prized possession survived: a football that made it all the way to Alaska.
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