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09 Aug 2016

where do most earthquakes happen

Just how do earthquakes happen, and what makes more destructive as opposed to runners?

The earth has a number of solid and separate plates (tectonic plates) floating on the sea of magma. These plates edge as a consequence of currents inside the magma. Faults occur over the margins of tectonic plates as they grind against each. The concept that our planet contains moving plates was proposed by Alfred Wegener in 1915. His theory was considered controversial at that time and failed to achieve widespread acceptance amongst geologists. However, over time increasing evidence is discovered to aid the idea that the earth's plates will be in continual motion.

Its not all plate movement cause earthquakes. If it was...