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Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes

Detailed information on plate tectonics and causes of earthquakes. Has a large number of colour images including satellite images.

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And the mountains shrugged...

An interesting piece telling how infrasound detectors were able to sense the movement of mountains caused by an earthquake.

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Forces of Nature

Get to know your natural disasters with these interactive explanations of hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and volcanoes.

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Seismic waves

Tutorial about earthquake waves cover ing p and s waves, seismometers and shadow zones.

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Reading The Richter Scale

A general guide to the Richter Scale that describes how much the ground shakes during an earthquake.

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Building For A Landscape On The Loose

An article describing the effects of earthquakes on building structures.

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West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center

Info on tsunamis and dangers of tsunamis and earthquakes.

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Savage Earth

Overview of the popular American TV program 'Savage Earth', covering tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.

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The structure of Earth

Find out how we know the structure of the Earth from the way Earthquakes travel round the world.

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Redwood City Public Seismic Network

Homepage of Redwood City Public Seismic Network in California. This is a comprehensive site containing links to numerous earthquake and seismography websites.

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