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Where are there no earthquakes?

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Where are there no earthquakes?

Earthquakes:

Earthquakes occur because the crust of the Earth is divided into numerous slabs, or plates. When these plates rub together and one breaks, an earthquake occurs. Some earthquakes can be very slight and others very strong.

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According to the United States Geological Survey, there is no place on Earth that is earthquake-free. There are some places that are more prone to...

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What is an Earthquake? - Definition and Components

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