Understanding Earthquakes… **Slight NSFW**

A little different way of explaining and actually seeing the mechanics of earthquakes that I know you can appreciate.

A little Engineer’s refresher course.

Earthquake explained so you can remember 

What’s the difference between 

an oscillatory and a trepidatory earthquake?

1. This calculation is just for engineers:

2. And this one is for ignorants –like you and me:

This is a trepidatory earthquake:

This is an oscillatory earthquake:

And this is a combination of both: (trepidatory and oscillatory)

Science is beautiful when it is well explained…

. . . and now you know.

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