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Japan, Chile, New Zeland - they are beautiful places where people face with high threat of ground shakes. Nevertheless everybody knows that subduction is no joke. But what about the rest of population who lives in Central Europe, East Coast of America or West Asia? Are they really safe?

During the lesson, you will learn the basic facts about earthquakes: what exactely is considered as an earthquake or how we measure it's strength. But what is more intresting, you'll find out where and why natural earthquakes could happen, especielly if they are not caused by natural forces of colliding continents. We will also try to figure out are we as a population responsible for some of tragic earthquakes that happened in the past?

Presenter: Alicja Caputa