An earthquake is a destructive force, brought about by the interactions and movements between the earth's tectonic plates. Often occuring along the plate edges, earthquakes range from being destructive to barely noticeable. If powerful, death and hardship is inevitable. What triggers earthquakes and why do they only occur in certain places and not others? Click on to find out.
This page was created by Tharani Anandarajan for the Thinkquest Internet Challenge 2000.