Earthquakes (Explorers)
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Earthquakes (Explorers) by Sharon Dalgleish

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Published by Shortland Publications .
Written in English


  • Earthquakes,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10968712M
ISBN 10076990498X
ISBN 109780769904986

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Very small earthquakes are rated up to about on the Richter scale. Moderate earthquakes rated up to magnitude 5 can cause minor damage. Earthquakes of magnitude 6 and higher are major earthquakes. They can cause widespread damage and loss of life. Today there are many different magnitude scales in addition to the Richter scale. 2 Introduction • Earthquakes represent the vibration of Earth because of movements on faults. • The focus is the point on the fault surface where motion begins. • The epicenter is the point on Earth's surface directly above the focus. The deadly Izmit earthquake struck northwest Turkey on August 17, , at 3 a.m. Over 14, residents of the region were killed as poorly constructed. This book introduces young readers to earthquakes. It describes the layers of Earth's crust and explains how the movement of tectonic plates causes earthquakes and forms mountains. It also discusses how and why seismologists study earthquakes, as well as how earthquakes affect people's lives. The book includes a chapter on earthquake safety. short quiz on preparedness and where earthquakes occur Recommended Reading about Earthquakes for Kids and Adults list of books Catalog of Earthquake-Related Sounds This collection of 21 earthquake-related sounds, prepared by Karl V. Steinbrugge, was originally published in BSSA vol. 64, no. 5 in and updated with eight additional sounds in.