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This article describes the physical mechanisms of Earthquakes.  The site also goes into detail on the data, experiments, and tools used to get information about, and perhaps predict, future quakes. Diagrams and links to research provide more information.
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Seismogram, faults, plate tectonics
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/earthquake.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Catch an Earthquake, (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/earthquake.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Catch an Earthquake. Retrieved December 13, 2017, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/earthquake.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Catch an Earthquake. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/earthquake.cfm (accessed 13 December 2017).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Catch an Earthquake. College Park: American Physical Society. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/earthquake.cfm>.
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