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EARTHQUAKE REVISION PAGE

WHAT ARE EARTHQUAKES?

Earthquakes occur at plate boundaries when two plate move past each other
at a conservative plate boundary or when one plate goes underneath another
which is a destructive plate boundary. The plates move as they float on top of
the mantle and move due…

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The Japan earthquake is an example of how an MEDC country reacts to an
earthquake. In Japan many of the buildings easily withstood the initial
earthquake but the tsunami that resulted after caused a lot of damage to
buildings. Since Japan was a MEDC there were strict building codes in…

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