Wake Up Ghana; We Could Go The Way Of Haiti
2: How and why do earthquakes occur? Earthquakes develop when there is relative motion along a fracture within the lithosphere; such fractures are normally fault lines or tectonic plate boundaries ... generally happen more often and are normally not ...
The science behind the Christchurch earthquake
Multiple large earthquakes are not uncommon, often when the main rupture of the earlier event is extended into an adjacent segment of the active fault,” Dr Gibson said. Q: Why ... will occur less frequently in Christchurch than along the plate boundary.
Why the 2012 Sumatra Earthquake Was a Weird One
"We were very excited to see this because an earthquake this large, involving this complicated a fault system, does not happen very often," Meng told OurAmazingPlanet ... intraplate quakes and how tectonic plate boundaries evolve. This earthquake ...
Quakes, Tectonic and Theoretical
The reception was often hostile. Critics pointed out that Wegener’s explanation for why continents would drift — that ... for many the convincing proof for the emerging theory of plate tectonics, showing how all those different seismic signals made ...
A Lot of Earthquakes Have Been Reported Lately, but Scientists Aren’t Worried
The past week has been a shaky one, with earthquakes ... might occur along a fault in a given period of time. This is why it is better to be prepared for an earthquake if you live in LA or San Francisco because in places along plate boundaries, we know ...