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Earthquakes


This booklet explains what an earthquake is; why and where they occur; how the vibrations from an earthquake travel as waves through the Earth; how we measure them; the Earth’s largest and most damaging earthquakes; and, provides information about earthquakes in the United Kingdom.

Keywords

  • Themes:Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:United Kingdom

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/14425

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