The rock plates of the earth's crust are constantly in motion. They can get caught and build up enormous tension. If this tension is released suddenly, the plates continue to slide. The earth shakes. Author: ZDF/Terra X/Julia Kammerer/Martin Schaaf/Maximilian Mohr Translation and dubbing: alugha
Why do sunflowers turn in one direction?
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