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what are tectonic plates?
Earthquakes typically occur along the jigsaw-puzzle pieces of Earth's crust, called plates, which move relative to one another, most of the time at an imperceptibly slow pace.
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How does Stess bulid up?
Stress builds up in points along the boundary and along its faults where parts of the crust stick;
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More on stress...
eventually that stress is released in a sudden, strong movement that causes the two sides of the fault to move and generate an earthquake.
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What factor infulences earthqaukes?
One factor that influences earthquake intensity is the distance to the epicentre of those who feel the earthquake's effects.
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What is the Epicentre?
it is the point on the earth's surface vertically above the focus of an earthquake.
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The magnitude of Haiti's quake?
Haiti was of a catastrophic magnitude of 7.0 Mw.
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