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Earthquake Prediction.

Predicting Earthquakes: Dilatancy Theory: Most of the prediction research is centered around the theory of Dilatancy. It has been notice that when a rock is stressed, it begins to expand; to dilate. This is caused by micro-cracks and fractures in the rock opening up and becoming larger. This only seems to start when a rock

Earthquake prone countries.

Before going to ”Earthquake prone countries” here have a brief introduction to earthquake and causes and regions where they occur the most frequently. Earthquake is a severe thrilling of earth’s surface with two types of waves; compressional and longitudinal waves. These waves are called seismic waves. These seismic wave brings great devastation and destruction to

Strong earthquake hit Japanese 2nd biggest city; Osaka

A strong earthquake hit the Japanese city of Osaka during morning rush hour Monday, killing at least five people and injuring 214, Japan’s government says. The 5.3 magnitude quake shook Osaka, on Japan’s main Honshu Island, around 8 a.m. Monday local time (7 p.m. Sunday ET) according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The Japan Meteorology

The largest Earthquakes (with magnitude more than 5) in 21st century:

The largest Earthquakes (with magnitude more than 5) in 21st century: 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake – 9.1-9.3 2011 Tohoku Earthquake – 9.0 2005 Sumatra Earthquake – 8.7 2015 Chile Earthquake – 8.3 2014 Chile Earthquake – 8.2 2017 Mexico Earthquake – 8.1 2008 Sichuan Earthquake – 8.0 2016 New Zealand Earthquake – 7.8 2016 Ecuador Earthquake

Volcano.

What is a Volcano: A volcano is an opening in the surface of the Earth from which magma (molten substance rocks) and associated gases and ash erupt; also the form or structure, usually conical, that is produced by the ejected material. Common to all volcanoes is a magma  chamber. The magma chamber is a huge,

Top ten most expensive Gemstones in the world

There are thousands of mineral in Earth’s crust. Some of these minerals are easily available and found every where in a very low price or even free. While some of these minerals are as rare and precious that a common man can not even possess them. There are some rarest minerals which are that rare

Fastest Growing trees; Top 10.

There is a variety of trees which grow with a very slow speed and grows up to a single inch by years. Similarly there are trees which grow very fast and they impact the growth of other trees. And so they are considered as an environmental hazard. This the list of ten fastest growing trees

Factors affecting climate. Top 10 factors.

Climate is a long time weather condition prevailing over a specific area. Climate is the statistical explanation of weather condition over long periods of time. It is measured by assessing the patterns of variation in temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, precipitation, atmospheric particle count and other meteorological variables in a given region over long periods of time. Climate is quite different from weather, because the weather

Top 10 most beautiful beaches in the world.

Honokalani Beach, Wai’anapanapa State Park, Maui, Hawaii: Honopu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii El Nido, Palawan, Philippines Reduit Beach, St. Lucia Palm Beach, Aruba Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French Polynesia Treasure Beach, Jamaica Orient Bay Beach, St. Martin Lindquist Beach, St. Thomas

10 richest countries of Asia.

01. Qatar: Qatar is the richest and most developed country in Asia. Qatar is located near Gulf of Persia. The GDP (PPP) per capita of of Qatar is $127,523. Qatar has a well-developed oil exploration industry where the petroleum industry accounts for 70% of its government revenue, 60% of its GDP and 85% of its export