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HOW DO EARTHQUAKES FORM ?
Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along a fault.
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DEFINE MEDC
An MEDC is a rich country
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DEFINE LEDC
An LEDC is a poorer country
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AT WHAT SORT OF PLATE BOUNDARIES DO EARTHQUAKES TAKE PLACE ?
They can occur on all plate boundaries.
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WHAT CAUSES EARTHQUAKES
Earthquakes are caused when tension is released inside the Earth's crust.
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INSIDE THE EARTH WHAT IS THE POINT CALLED THAT PRESSURE IS RELEASED
The focus.
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THE POINT DIRECTLY ABOVE AN EARTHQUAKE IS CALLED THE?
Epicentre
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ENERGY RELEASED FROM AN EARTHQUAKE IS CALLED
Seismic Waves.
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DEFINE MEDC

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An MEDC is a rich country

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DEFINE LEDC

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AT WHAT SORT OF PLATE BOUNDARIES DO EARTHQUAKES TAKE PLACE ?

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WHAT CAUSES EARTHQUAKES

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