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Hazardous Effects of Earthquake (1)

In this article we will discuss Hazardous Effects of Earthquake (1)

Hazardous Effects of Earthquake

Earthquakes and their hazards are determined on the basis of the magnitude of seismic intensity as determined by Richter scale but are decided in the basis of quantum of damages done by a specific earthquake to human lives and property.

(i) Landslides
Weaker landmasses and tectonically sensitive land margins cause landslides and debris falls, which damage settlements and transport systems on the lower slope segments.

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