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Earthquake Safety

Chapter 5 Section 4
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liquefaction
occurs when an earthquake's violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid mud
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area
tsunami
a large wave formed by displaced from an earthquake
base-isolated building
designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches a building during an earthquake; rests on shock-absorbing rubber pads or springs