earthquake zone

earthquake zone

[′ərth‚kwāk ‚zōn]
(geology)
An area of the earth's crust in which movements, sometimes with associated volcanism, occur. Also known as seismic area.
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The plot, on Finikoudes could be subject to subsidence, posing potential dangers, while the party points out that Larnaca is an earthquake zone, meaning additional risks.
Iran's Bushehr nuclear reactor is located around 200km from the Arabian Gulf along an active earthquake zone, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported Wednesday, citing a Saudi diplomat.
Right now, the commission continues to evaluate the situation in the earthquake zone," he said.
Although the district in the study is located in the first-degree earthquake zone in Turkey, it is remarkable that earthquake education in the schools in this region is very inadequate.
The assessment finds the northwest coast of Western Australia is more likely than the east or southwest coasts to experience a tsunami because of its proximity to the active earthquake zone on the Indonesia plate boundary, Minister Canavan said.
The slow pace of reconstruction process, which according Erra is because of funds shortage, has hit education activities in the earthquake zone in the district.
Many roads in the earthquake zone are blocked and communications lines are down.
'The residents are to note that there is nothing to panic as there is no likelihood of an earthquake disaster in Nigeria as we are not in earthquake zone. Therefore, we are urging all residents to calm down and be rest assured that the abnormal situation will soon stop.
The science and geology are clearly explained, the maps are excellent and the historical data enables the reader to imagine what the impact is for those who experience these frightening events: there is also a section on how people can prepare if they live in an earthquake zone.
"No damage was reported in the earthquake zone. --SPA 21:51 LOCAL TIME 18:51 GMT www.spa.gov.sa/1747313
This highlights challenges during of post-"These are critical things to consider when reconstructing in an earthquake zone. The Durham team worked with the Government of Nepal's Department of Archaeology and the University of Stirling to explore the contribution that archaeology can make to understanding why individual monuments fell and how they can be reconstructed with greater resilience for the future."
to sleep were there Sallie Axl, from earthquake zone "I was with my two-yearold daughter then, and we had to run up a mountain.