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How do earthquakes occur(explian in short) 


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Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along a fault. This sudden release of energy causes the seismic waves that make the ground shake. When two blocks of rock or two plates arerubbing against each other, they stick a little.


*Seismic Wave definition

seismic wave is awave that travels through the Earth, most often as the result of a tectonic earthquake, sometimes from an explosion.
 

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