WONDER #2570: What is an Icequake?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Icequakes are a lot like earthquakes.
- Antarctica is a great place to live, even though it’s very cold and icy.
- Icequakes happen when water in the ground freezes quickly, causing the ground to shake.
- Most icequakes are strong enough to be felt by people and some are even stronger than earthquakes.
Question 2 of 3
Icequakes and earthquakes can both be measured by...
- rain gauges
- kitchen scales
Question 3 of 3
Which of these is NOT a place where icequakes are common?
- Midwestern United States
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