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Essay/Paragraph or Speech on “Earthquake” Complete Paragraph or Speech for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation and other classes.

Earthquake

Like floods and famines, earthquakes are also great natural calamities for the humans. They also cause heavy loss of life and property. Till some decades ago, the earthquake used to signify the wrath of god or the deities. But now the scientists have found the real cause. It is caused by a series of expansions and contractions in the bowels of the earth.

So earthquakes are common in volcanic and mountainous regions. Now the scientists have also determined the scale to judge the intensity of an earthquake. This scale is known as the Richter scale known after the  name of the scientist. Richter who devised it. Now an instrument called Seismograph is also developed to measure the intensity of the earthquake.

Man is really helpless against the terrific power and fury of earthquakes. But sometimes these earthquakes also help mankind. By bringing out the submerged part of a river or sea. Kerosene and mineral oils are the result of the huge forest of trees and other vegetation , submerged during the devastating earthquakes in prehistoric times.

By getting  forewarning the damage to life and property can be reduced, but earthquakes cannot be eliminated. Any remedy for the complete prevention of earthquakes is nowhere in sight  with all our advancement in science and technology. Humanity, therefore, will have to learn to live with earthquakes for a long time to come. Man is, indeed, helpless against nature.

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