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1 Running Header: EARTHQUAKES Earthquakes GLG/101 August 29, 2010
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2 Seismology is the study of earth’s movements. Someone who studies and researches earthquake activity and the mechanical properties of earth are known as a Seismologist. The more Seismologists know about earthquakes, the more people can be protected from their sometimes deadly affects. Earthquakes occur all over the earth’s surface. Even though it has become easier to predict where they will commonly erupt from, it is still hard to know exactly when and where the will arrive. Acquiring some knowledge of where the earth is most likely to experience an earthquake can help save lives by guiding architecture to withstand some of the earth’s movement. One of the most active places for earthquake is commonly known as The Ring of Fire , according to the Wiley.com website. This rings top starts near the top of North Americas west coast. In a clockwise circular motion the ring goes down all the way along the west coast and raps all the way around just missing Australia. The ring makes its way through the Philippines and closes back up near Alaska. The Ring of Fire
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