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Intraplate earthquakes happen on reactivated faults.

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    Intraplate Earthquakes

    Intraplate Earthquakes

    by CK-12 //basic
    How and why intraplate earthquakes occur away from plate boundaries.
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    New Madrid Fault Lines

    New Madrid Fault Lines

    by CK-12 //basic
    A video about the New Madrid Fault Line, the largest fault east of the Rocky Mountains, and the consequences it could potentially bring if an earthquake occurred there.
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    Intraplate Earthquakes Quiz - MS ES

    Intraplate Earthquakes Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews how and why intraplate earthquakes occur away from plate boundaries.
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  • Real World Application
    Can You Find the Fault?

    Can You Find the Fault?

    by CK-12 //basic
    Scientists learn about New Madrid Seismic Zone from a seismic profile in which students can find the fault.
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  • Real World Application
    Not All It's Fracked Up to Be

    Not All It's Fracked Up to Be

    by CK-12 //basic
    Natural gas is a clean source of energy, but fracking comes with many environmental drawbacks.
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  • Real World Application
    Definitely, Most Likely (or Not)

    Definitely, Most Likely (or Not)

    by CK-12 //basic
    Fracking may cause small earthquakes in regions that are seismically quiet, but one earthquake does not help scientists make a conclusion either way.
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  • Real World Application
    Earthquakes in Paradise

    Earthquakes in Paradise

    by CK-12 //basic
    Explains Hawaiian earthquakes and their relationship to faults and volcanic activity.
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    Earthquake Country

    Earthquake Country

    by CK-12 //basic
    Explores the increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma and the hypothesis that they are caused by the injection of fracking fluids into the ground.
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