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Famous Earthquakes

There are 5 videos in this category and 9 videos in 2 subcategories.

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Science Behind Haiti's 2010 Earthquake
From YouTube, produced by Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera's meteorologist, Steff Gaulter, explains what made the Caribbean nation of Haiti so susceptible to such a devastating earthquake. There are also comments from Amy Vaughn of the United States Geological Survey. This video is suitable for up... [more]
January 16, 2010 at 02:32 PM
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Earthquakes - Did the Universal Event Really Happen?
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Seismologists examine a 'giant earthquake' in history and question whether it was an isolated event or a chain of events linked to one another. (04:03)
July 3, 2009 at 06:55 PM
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Stanford Civil Engineering Professor on Haiti Earthquake
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Anne Kiremidjian, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford, says that it could take Haiti ten years to recover from the earthquake that devastated the island nation in January, 2010. Kiremidjian compared the energy from the earthq... [more]
January 16, 2010 at 02:43 PM
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Earthquake Country; Northridge Earthquake
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There are other segments of this series on WatchKnow. This is the 'Earthquake Country' series which is suitable for middle school and high school students. Through live-action demonstrations and vivid animations, Dr. Pat Abbott explains how earthquak... [more]
January 16, 2010 at 02:03 PM
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ABC News - 1989 San Francisco Earthquake
From YouTube, produced by ABC News
ABC News's coverage of the Loma Prieta Earthquake that shook San Francisco and Northern California on October 17th, 1989 and of its immediate aftermath. (51:58)
August 31, 2017 at 04:18 PM
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