Teknik Gempa Earthquake Engineering

Teknik Gempa
Earthquake Engineering
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• Is a sudden motion or
trembling in the Earth.
The motion is caused by
the quick release of
slowly accumulated
energy in the form of
seismic waves. Most
earthquakes are
produced along faults,
tectonic plate
boundaries, or along the
mid-oceanic ridges.
What is actually happen?
Earth Crust
Earth tectonic plate
Earthquake events organized according to depth (yellow (shallow) = surface to 25
kilometers below the surface, red (intermediate) = 26 to 75 kilometers below the surface,
and black (deep) = 76 to 660 kilometers below the surface).