Last updated: 30 september, 2009 - 14:30 GMT

Animated guide: Earthquakes

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Natural disasters: animated guides

  • The destructive power of hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones

  • How tornadoes form and the damage they can cause

  • How and why the Earth moves - and different types of quake

  • How they are formed and what happens during an eruption

  • How earthquakes at sea can trigger devastating waves

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