Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsEarth Sciences & Geology · 1 decade ago

when and where are they most likely to occur?


yeah pretty stupid of me to not include what but when and where are EARTHQUAKES most likely to occur

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Most of the earthquakes occurs at tectonic plate boundaries.

    This will occur when the accumulated stress (because of the movement of plates ) exceeds the bearable limit of the tectonic plates at that place.

    Source(s): My research work on early warning systems
  • 1 decade ago

    Earthquakes are most likely to occur along fault lines, and near transform and convergent plate boundaries.

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    1 decade ago

    Anywhere and at anytime. No one can predict earthquakes but they are most likely where tectonic plates are colliding, like the "ring of fire" surrounding the Pacific and in the Indian ocean.

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