10 Lines Essay on Earthquake in English

  1. Earthquake is a sudden movement of earth that results in tremors.
  2. The origin of earthquake inside the earth crust is known as ‘origin’.
  3. The point of origin on the surface is known as ‘epicenter’.
  4. Earthquake can cause significant damage to buildings, infrastructure, and the environment.
  5. Earthquake occurs due to movement of tectonic plates that constitute the earth crust.
  6. Earthquakes can occur anywhere in the world, but they are more common in regions with high tectonic activity
  7. Earth experiences earthquakes all the time but only a few of them are noticeable.
  8. The waves of earthquake can be recorded on a simple device known as ‘Seismograph’.
  9. The scale to measure the magnitude of earthquake is known as ‘Richter scale’.
  10. Earth above the value of 7 on the Richter scale are very destructive.