Earthquake Survival Kit
It may come across as a measure taken by someone who always expects the worst, but preparing a survival kit is a good way of making sure that your pain is alleviated to at least some degree, if you are struck by a disaster like an...
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Earthquake Facts
Fact about earthquake
Earthquakes, also called temblors, are perhaps the most dangerous of the natural calamities. Earthquakes can cause tremendous destruction not only in areas where they are centered but nearby areas as well. Here are some interesting...
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Facts About the Kobe Earthquake (Great Hanshin Earthquake)
Fact about Kobe earthquake epicenter
One of the most earthquake-prone countries of the world, Japan experiences thousands of low-intensity earthquakes every year. On January 17, 1995, though, it experienced one of the most destructive earthquakes ever―the Kobe...
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Facts and Statistics About the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake
Statistics about the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake
The Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 left over 63 people dead, injured thousands of others, and caused widespread harm to property and the environment alike. In this Buzzle post, we will provide facts and statistics about this...
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Worst Places to Live In if You are Scared of Earthquakes
California is earthquake-prone
They are unpredictable. They are terrifying. And they are scary. Earthquakes are malevolent monsters that destroy life, creating irreparable damage. It is only natural to be scared of such catastrophes.
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What Causes Earthquakes?
Cause of earthquake
Earthquakes are one of the most destructive and unpredictable natural disasters, which have proved fatal for millions. Here's the answer to what causes earthquakes.
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How are Earthquakes Measured
Earthquakes are recorded with the help of an instrument known as a seismograph. This Buzzle article tells you more.
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2010 Haiti Earthquake: Facts, Statistics, and Primary Effects
2010 Haiti earthquake statistics
In this Buzzle article, we put forth a compilation of facts and statistics about the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which ripped through the Caribbean nation and derailed their dream of achieving economic stability.
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Natural Disasters that Occurred on 26th: Is it Just a Coincidence?
Natural disasters that occurred on 26th
Natural disasters are extreme and unpredictable events resulting from natural processes of the earth. They come without a warning and cause harm to people and property. Many of them can be seen to have occurred on the 26th of...
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Largest Earthquake Ever Recorded
Valdivia earthquake
Earthquakes are a daily occurrence on our planet. Most are so small that we don't even know about them, and they only get recorded by the related professional agencies. Nevertheless, some earthquakes are very powerful and cause...
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Solar Flare Effects on Earthquake Intensity
Solar flare is a phenomenon that has fueled an interesting topic of debate among scientific communities the world over, as to whether they can affect earthquakes and their intensity. Let us attempt to unravel the myths and seek out...
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Does Hydraulic Fracturing Trigger Earthquakes?
Hydraulic fracturing, notorious for its environmental hazards all this while, has now come under the scanner for its alleged connection with increased seismic activity. Continue reading to see how fracking - that this practice is...
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Effects of Earthquakes
Effects of earthquakes are far more devastating than what we can presume. It is unfathomable, how one jerky movement by the Earth can disrupt the whole world and all life on it.
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Kobe Earthquake Effects
Even though the effects of Kobe earthquake were not as intense as that of the Great Kanto earthquake (1923), there was a lot for the mankind to learn from this natural disaster. Continue reading for more information on this...
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Worst Earthquake in History
One of the worst natural calamities is the earthquake, which can cause a widespread destruction to life and property. There are many places which have experienced some of the worst earthquakes in the history of mankind.
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Precautions for Earthquakes
The only way one can minimize the devastating effect of an earthquake, is by being prepared in advance. This article provides information about the safety measures that should be followed in order to combat the hassles caused by...
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Earthquake Safety Tips
Before, during, and after an earthquake occurs, the only thing we want to concentrate on is being safe. Read the Buzzle article to find helpful earthquake safety tips, and keep yourself and your loved ones out from harm's way.
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Fault Lines in the United States
Earthquakes are usually associated with faults in the surface of the Earth. So the identification of these fault lines helps in identifying regions prone to earthquakes.
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How do Earthquakes Happen
The earth is a fascinating body that has a lot going on within it, much more than what the human eye can see. An earthquake is one such phenomenon, which is again enveloped in mystery and fear. Let's take a look at how it happens.
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Relationship between Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions
Earthquakes and volcanoes are natural phenomena resulting from the plate tectonics. In general, a volcanic eruption is accompanied by earthquakes. Read this Buzzle article to learn more about the relationship between these two...
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1970 Peru Earthquake (1970 Ancash Earthquake)
The 1970 Peru earthquake was one of the biggest natural disasters ever seen in the world. The tremors, lasting for less than a minute, caused destruction that amounted to half a billion USD.
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Earthquakes in California
Earthquakes are a part of life in California as the state sits on the active San Andreas fault zone. This is an area where small tremors are recorded almost everyday.
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The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964
The great Alaskan earthquake of 1964 was the largest earthquake in North America, that resulted in loss of human and wildlife, destruction of property worth millions and subsequent tsunamis. The Earth's most active seismic belt is...
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Earthquake Forecasting
Earthquakes of a high magnitude bring with them terrible death and destruction. Earthquake forecasting is a science critical to managing this disaster and reducing the extent of damage caused.
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1906 San Francisco Earthquake
San Francisco, a major city of the United States experienced one of the most devastating earthquakes in its history in 1906. Find out some important information about this earthquake, through this Buzzle article.
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How are Earthquakes Detected?
Why do earthquakes occur? How are they detected? Read on to find the answers.
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Major Earthquakes in China
Earthquakes are one of the most dreaded natural disasters. Severe earthquakes result in the massive destruction of life and property and change the face of Earth in the literal sense of the term. For an account on some of the...
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Interesting Facts about Earthquakes
Read this article to gain more information regarding some amazing facts about the type of natural disasters called earthquakes.
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