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earth quake
earth quake
Where Do Earthquakes Happen? Earthquakes occur all the time all over the world, both along plate edges and along faults. Along Plate Edges Most earthquakes occur along the edge of the oceanic and continental plates. The earth's crust (the outer layer of the planet) is made up of several pieces, called plates. The plates under the oceans are called oceanic plates and the rest are continental plates. The plates are moved around by the motion of a deeper part of the earth (the mantle) that lies und