Kawaii asked in 科學及數學地理學 · 1 decade ago

Earthquake

Some question about Earthquake

Cause:

Effect:

Places where it occurred:

Prediction or prevention:

Please answer clearly, simple and short.

Update:

Please answer the question in English

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  • yee =]
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    1 decade ago
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    cause :

    1 ) Magma currents drag the plates to move

    2 ) Plates move towards each other or slide past each other

    3 ) Friction builds up pressure

    4 ) When rock breaks and moves,the stored energy is released

    Effects:

    1 ) people are killed and injured

    2 ) Building and bridges collapse

    3 ) roads split open

    4 ) landslides may block roads

    5 ) gas pipes break and electricity wires get torn down

    6 ) Water , electricity and gas supplies are cut off

    Places where it occurred:

    Mainly along destructive plate boundaries and along conservative plate boundaries

    Prediction or prevention:

    1 ) monitoring earthquake

    2 ) setting up forecast and warning systems

    3 ) adopting earthquake - proof design

    4 ) land - use planning

    5 ) regular earthquake drills are carried out in schools , offices and

    communities

    6 ) earthquake guides

    7 ) earthquakes are taught in schools to raise the awareness among

    students

    8 ) people are encouraged to keep some first - aid kits

    Source(s): GEOG BK + ME
  • 1 decade ago

    cause :

    1 ) Magma currents drag the plates to move

    2 ) Plates move towards each other or slide past each other

    3 ) Friction builds up pressure

    Effects:

    1 ) people are killed and injured

    2 ) Building and bridges collapse

    3 ) roads split open

    4 ) landslides may block roads

    5 ) gas pipes break and electricity wires get torn down

    6 ) Water , electricity and gas supplies are cut off

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