By Emeli, Jock, and Alex

Characteristics of an earthquake

An earthquake shakes and splits the ground, it last 10-30 seconds
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How do earthquakes form

They are caused when rock underground breaks along a fault. The release of energy causes seismic waves that makes the ground shake
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Safety tips for an earthquake

If your in an earthquake drop on th floor, take cover, and hold on to something stable like a table a door frame or a cabinet
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What to do if your caught in an earthquake

Be calm, stay inside, and follow the safety tips. If you are not inside a building Find a place with a roof and walls
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