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How are earthquakes formed in destructive, constructive, and conservative margins?
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Tension builds up when one plate gets stuck as it's moving down past the other into the mantle.
Tension builds up along the cracks within the plates as they move away from each other.
Tension builds up when the played that are grinding past each other get stuck.
-At all plate boundaries, the plates eventually jerk past each other, sending out shock waves. These vibrations are the earthquake.
-The shock waves spread out from the focus- the point in the Earth where the earthquake starts. Near the focus the waves are stronger and cause more damage.
-The epicentreis the point on the Earth's surface straight above the focus.
-Weak earthquakes happen quite often, but strong earthquakes are rare.
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