Risky: Natural Disaster

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In its most general sense, the word earthquake is used to describe any seismic event — whether natural or caused by humans — that generates seismic waves. Earthquakes are caused mostly by rupture of geological faults, but also by other events such as volcanic activity, landslides, mine blasts, and nuclear tests.

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RiskyBy minoti1231 | Studymode.comEARTHQUAKES In its most general sense, the wordearthquakeis used to describe any seismic event whether natural or caused by humans that generates seismic waves. Earthquakes are caused mostly by rupture of geologicalfaults, but also by other events such as volcanic activity, landslides, mine blasts, andnuclear tests. An earthquake's point of initial rupture is called itsfocusorhypocenter. Theepicenteris the point at ground level directly above the hypocenterTSUMANI Atsunami(plural: tsunamis or tsunami; fromJapanese:lit. "

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