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-Department of English
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Earthquakes constitute one of the worst natural hazards
which often turn into disaster causing widespread
destruction and loss to human life.
The effects of earthquake vary upon the magnitude and
intensity. Earthquakes occur every now and then all
round the world, except in some places where
earthquakes occur rarely. The devastation of cities and
towns is one of the effects of earthquake.
What is an earthquake?
Earthquakes are the shaking,
rolling or sudden shock of the
They are the Earth's natural
means of releasing stress.
Earthquakes can be felt over
large areas although they
usually last less than one
Earthquakes cannot be
predicted, although scientists
are working on it.
It is an instrument that can
detect and record the
vibrations on the earth
The recording it make is
called a seismogram.
The difference in position
between the shaking part of
the seismograph and the
motionless part is what is
ONE OF THE GLOBAL
Earthquake Safety Rules
If you are in house;
• Don’t use lift for getting down from building.
• Be prepared to move with your family.
If you are in shop ,school or office;
• Don’t run for an exit.
• Take cover under a disk/table.
• Move away from window glass.
• Do not go near electric point and cable. Keep away from weak portion of the
building and false ceiling.
If you are outside;
• Avoid high buildings , walls , power lines and other objects that
could fall and create block.
• Don’t run through streets.
• If possible , move on to an open area away from hazard including
If you are in vehicle;
• Stop in a safe open place.
• Remain inside vehicle.
• Close window , doors and vents.