Earthquakes and Hurricanes - break, the earthquake occurs.

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Earthquakes and Hurricanes By Fizza Bangash
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Earthquake  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 are rubbing against  each other, they stick a little. They don't just slide  smoothly; the rocks catch on each other. The  rocks are still pushing against each other, but not  moving. After a while, the rocks break because  of all the pressure that's built up. When the rocks 
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Unformatted text preview: break, the earthquake occurs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30SFfPvcss0 Hurricanes Hurricanes are huge storms. They can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to 200 mph. Each hurricane lasts for over a week, moving 10-20 miles per hour over the open ocean. The center of the storm is the calmest part. It is called the eye and has only light winds and fair weather....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MASS COMMU 107 taught by Professor Masror during the Spring '11 term at College of E&ME, NUST.

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