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Earthquake basics

USGS: Earthquake basics

How Stuff Works: How an earthquake works

Wikipedia: Earthquakes

Tech Museum San Jose: Earthquake interactive

Lehigh Earth Observatory: Earthquake basics

USGS: Earthquake glossary of common terms

Buzzle: What causes an earthquake?

Plate tectonics and the causes of quakes