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ALL today’s M + earthquakes as reported by the major international seismological agencies + I Have Felt It reader reports Earthquakes in the world on Aug (M or more) Earthquakes in the world on Aug (M or more). A. The Valdivia Earthquake On 22nd May ( Chile time, GMT), the greatest earthquake ever recorded in history, with magnitude of degrees on the Richter scale, shocked the coastal regions of southern Chile. The overall stricken areas were located in the southFile Size: 1MB. The Atlantic hurricane season was the least active season since The season officially began on J and lasted until November These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic first system, an unnamed storm, developed in the Bay of Campeche on June It brought severe local flooding to southeastern Texas Name: Donna. Earthquake notes PDF Author: Nyssa Tsakiris Created Date: 5/20/ AM.
Earthquakes usually cause severe damage to urban centres, resulting in the loss of life and damage to homes and other infrastructure. Although risks are normally associated with cities, the effects on the rural sector and farming communities can be devastating. Earthquakes sometimes trigger tsunamis, landslides and occasionally volcanic activity. Earthquake Effects Page Figure Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency. Landslides Ground motion also can trigger landslides. Careful consideration should be made before developers place a building in a location that could be affected by a landslide. earthquake starts is called the hypocenter, and the location directly above it on the surface of the earth is called the epicenter. Sometimes an earthquake has foreshocks. These are smaller earthquakes that happen in the same place as the larger earthquake that follows. Scientists can’t tell that an earthquake is a foreshock until the larger. On Ap , an earthquake and subsequent fires devastated San Francisco, California, leaving more than 3, people dead and destroying more t
Effects of earthquakes on model buildings Effect of earthquakes on people Cultures and legend origins Illustrations of legends Illustrations of Earth’s interior Mural making An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the Earth caused by the release of energy stored in rocks. 2 Introduction • Earthquakes represent the vibration of Earth because of movements on faults. • The focus is the point on the fault surface where motion begins. • The epicenter is the point on Earth's surface directly above the focus. The deadly Izmit earthquake struck northwest Turkey on Aug , at 3 a.m. O residents of the region were killed as poorly constructed. More than 1, people are killed when a magnitude earthquake strikes Luzon Island in the Philippines on J The massive tremor wreaked havoc. The effects of the earthquake in Mexico, September Septem Earthquakes 0 As a result of the earthquake in Mexico, dozens of buildings destroyed, many destructions occurred in the capital and other regions of the country.