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Source(s):  British Geological Survey (BGS)

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.

  • Earthquakes
  • Publication date 2008
  • Number of pages 8 p.

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