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Earthquakes & Earth's Interior
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"EARTHQUAKES CAN BE DEADLY. Ground shaking during an earthquake can topple buildings, liquefy normally solid ground, and unleash massive ocean waves that totally wipe out coastal cities. A single earthquakes can kill more than 100,000 people. What causes earthquakes, and how do we study them? In this chapter, we explore the important questions about earthquakes and the interior of the Earth."

 

From: Exploring Geology
by Stephen Reynolds, et al