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1 WHEN THE EARTH SHOOK

2 SLIDES PREPARED BY Mrs Jyothi Singh for Educational purpose Thanks to all the links for help.

3 PLATE TECTONICS ( INDIA+ AUSTRALIA)

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5 There are thousands of earthquakes across the Earth each day. Most are too small to be detected without monitoring equipment, but some are powerful enough to destroy a city. Earthquakes are most common at plate boundaries. The relative motion of two plates releases energy into the crust and causes faults to form and move.

6 DISASTER

7 DISASTER MEASURED BY RICHTER SCALE

8 Seismology measures the magnitude and location of earthquakes

9 RICHTER SCALE

10 RESCUE

11 EARTH QUAKE RELIFE

12 AMAZING FACTS There are about 8,000 earthquakes a day. That's one every 11 seconds! Only 1 in 5 earthquakes can be felt by people, and only 1 in 5,000 causes any damage. Earth quakes last from less than a minute to 3- 5 minutes Moon has quakes too

13 What we feel is just 10% of what’s going inside Induced seismicity Earthquake Storms Animals can predict Quakes!

14 PRECAUTIONS ( WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?)

15 WE SHOULD RUN OUT IN OPEN OR SIT UNDER THE TABLE AND HOLD TIGHT MEDICINES MATCH AND WATER TO BE KEPT IN REACH OF HAND KEEP FIRE EXTINGUSHER READY – REACHABLE GIVE A CALL TO FAMILY AND NEIGHBOURS


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