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The shaking and vibrating of the earth surface is called an earthquake. The shaking may vary between very small tremors to a violent vibration.
Some major causes of earthquake are as follows:
The point inside the earth where the earthquake originates is hypocenter. The point on the earth surface that is vertically above the hypocenter is called epicenter. Earthquake is measured in Richter scale.
Earthquake is defined as shaking or vibrating of earth surface.
Any three causes of earthquake are:
The point inside the earth from where the earthquake begins is called the focus or hypocenter of the earthquake.
The point on the surface of the earth vertically above the hypocenter is called an epicenter of the earthquake.
The science that deals with the study of an earthquake is called seismology.
The scale that measures the magnitude of an earthquake is called Richter scale.
On the basis of the nature of shaking earthquakes are classified into two types. They are:
The effects of earthquake on environment are listed below:
Safety measures of earthquake are listed below:
Precautions to be adopted during earthquake are as follows:
The two major earthquake prone zone of the world are:
Earthquake is a natural process of shaking movement of the earth surface but sometimes it becomes very dangerous and disastrous and takes the lives of thousands of people and property of enormous amount. The effects of earthquake are:
The ways to be safe from earthquake are as follows:
The shaking and vibrating of the earth surface is called ______.
Which one of them is a computerized instrument used for measuring earthquake?
Earthquakes having magnitude more than ______ Richter scale are more devastating.
Magnitude of earthquake is measured in the unit termed ______.
The point inside the earth where the earthquake originates is ______.
The point on the earth s surface that is vertically above the hypocenter is called ______.
Which one of the following is the effect of the earthquake?
Houses and bridges collapse taking the lives of many people
People die of hunger and starving
All the options are correct
Epidemics disease may spread