Protection Against Earthquake

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A term which is earthquake  is also known as a quake in normal use or tremor or tremblor it  is said so because of the shaking of the surface. The term that is seismicity or seismic activity we can say which is of an area is the frequency and the type and size of earthquakes as well which is experienced over a period of time. The word tremor which is sometimes also used for non-earthquake seismic rumbling.

Protection Against Earthquake

In the minutes or we can also say the hours and days that are after an earthquake that is our neighborhood and community may experience ground shaking and along with that some damage that is in the buildings and landslides and fires that is we can say possibly tsunamis if we are on the coast. The best way that is to avoid injuries from this damage is to keep in touch with our loved ones and recover swiftly from an earthquake is to prepare now for how us and our family will respond when an earthquake strikes.

For help in protecting our home and belongings too during and after an earthquake so we can say that please we should see what we can do on the page.. For the basic information which is about earthquakes and the hazard which are related.

In case of the emergency management agencies which are in British Columbia, California and then Oregon and Washington and the Federal Emergency Management Agency that is full form of FEMA and some county and other local agencies provide earthquake resources which is to help us know what to do before and  during and after an earthquake. These actions include the following:

Before the Dangerous Earthquake

  •  We need to Prepare to be on our own for at least three days with a disaster supply kit which includes water and the non-perishable food and the first aid materials as well and along with that copies of important family documents.

  • To  know how to turn off utilities also.

During the Earthquake

we can use the formula of  Drop and the cover and hold

  • If we are inside when we feel the ground shake so we need to  drop down to the floor.

  • Then we can take cover that is under a sturdy piece of furniture or seek cover against it. That is we can say an interior wall and protect our head and neck with our arms. We can then avoid the danger spots that are near the windows which are hanging objects and then the mirrors or tall furniture. We can say that we can hold the position until the ground stops shaking and it is safe to move.

  • If we are somewhere outside to get into the open then away from buildings and away from the power lines and trees as well. We should be alert for falling rock and other debris that could be loosened by the earthquake.

Types of Earthquake 

The one which is naturally occurring

We can say that the tectonic earthquakes that generally occur anywhere in the planet that is earth where there is sufficient stored that is the elastic strain which is of energy to drive fracture propagation along a plane which is fault. We can here say that the sides which are at fault move past each other too very smoothly and seismically only if there are no irregularities or we can say that only if asperities along the fault surface that increase the frictional resistance. Here we can say that most fault surfaces do have such asperities which leads to a form of stick-slip behavior. 

There are many different types of earthquakes that are named as the tectonic and then the  volcanic, and explosion. The type of earthquake which generally depends on the region where it occurs and the geological make-up of that region. We can see here that the most common are tectonic earthquakes. These earthquakes occur when rocks in the planet that is earth's crust break due to geological forces created by movement of tectonic plates. Another type of disaster is the volcanic earthquakes which generally  occur in conjunction with volcanic activity. We can also generally measure motion from large tectonic earthquakes using GPS because the rocks which are on either side that is of a fault are offset during this type of earthquake.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. Explain What is the Earthquake and Its Causes?

Ans: we can say that an earthquake is generally caused by a sudden slip on a fault. We can say that when the stress is on the edge it generally overcomes the friction, and then we can say that there is an earthquake that releases energy in waves that travel through the earth's crust and which generally cause the shaking that we feel. In California we can say that there are two plates - the plate which is the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate.

Q2. Explain Is a 10.0 Earthquake Possible?

Ans: No we can say that the term which is earthquakes that is of magnitude 10 or larger cannot happen. The magnitude which is said to be of an earthquake is related to the length that is of the fault on which it occurs. We can say that there is no fault long enough to generate a magnitude 10 earthquake known to exist and if it did it would extend around most of the planet.

Q3. Explain What are the 3 Types of Earthquake?

Ans: there are three Kinds of Earthquakes that are:

  • The fault that is the shallow fault earthquakes. We can say that a fault is a break in the rock beneath our feet.

  • Here we can say that next is subduction zone earthquakes. The largest earthquakes which are ever recorded are said to have a subduction zone earthquakes. 

  • The last one is deep earthquakes. Now we can say that there are deep earthquakes that generally occur in the subducting ocean slab that is deep beneath the continental crust.

Q4. Explain What are the 4 Types of Earthquakes?

Ans: There are generally four different types of earthquakes: that are tectonic and volcanic and the collapse and explosion. We can say that a tectonic earthquake that is said to be one that occurs when the planet's crust, which generally breaks due to geological forces on rocks and adjoining plates, causes physical and chemical changes.