An earthquake is one of the worst natural disasters on our earth. We think that the ground we stand on is very stable, but it isn’t. It moves quite a lot. In the last few decades scientists have been able to find out why earthquakes happen.
Earthquakes happen when there is a sudden vibration in the earth’s crust. It’s like a large lorry that travels down your street. When it passes by, you feel your house shake.
Contents : 11 pages
-What causes earthquakes
-Plate tectonics - How plates move?
-Where earthquakes occur - Ring of Fire
-How earthquakes are measured
-Dealing with earthquakes
-The biggest earthquakes in history
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