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QIf you are in an airplane during an earthquake, will the plane shake?

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#1MadeleineAnswered at 2012-12-08 18:15:05
no, what is called an earthquake , not a skyquake ... :)
#2AnahidAnswered at 2012-12-11 20:10:13
No, I do not think he will. As a curiosity let me say that I have heard stories about sailor in the sea during an earthquake and felt nothing unusual . They were very surprised to see the devastation on his return to earth .
#3kaplan universityAnswered at 2012-12-19 22:35:02
Only if the aircraft is still on the ground at the time of earthquake .
#4SelenaAnswered at 2012-12-28 08:52:08
For a technical response when a waveform changes the media through which it is traveling, the characteristics change , both the amplitude and frequency change to undetectable values ​​, and , from enery wave in the air travels as a wave pressure , inefficiency thermodinamical of collisions between air molecules dissipate energy before reaching any perceptible heigt , and also , keep in mind that the earth is a solid and the air is a fluid dynamic , so the intensity of the pressure wave in its upward movement is also dissipated by the horizontal movement of air
#5JMPAnswered at 2013-01-02 12:49:33
What kind of things in your mind ? if you have a headache , do I have to take a pill ?
#6Help1001Answered at 2013-01-09 02:28:20
are u serious ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ..... no matter ... I'll just say yes
#7chen yengAnswered at 2013-02-05 00:08:16
No, unless you are very close to the ground because the air absorbs waves .
#8friendAnswered at 2013-02-23 04:28:24
na babe, you're in the air so that the plane could not shake.except in turbulence .
#9subashAnswered at 2013-03-13 01:39:10
In theory , yes . The shaking of the ground during an earthquake is caused by the energy waves . The waves are able to pass the solid medium of surface rocks and in the gaseous medium of the atmosphere and then the plane.
In practice , however ... The frequency of the waves produced by an earthquake is too low to effectively propagate through the air and the energy is dissipated long before it could produce any remarkable effect on a plane.
#10JaniseAnswered at 2013-03-29 17:24:46
#111SGCalhounAnswered at 2013-03-30 12:22:15
#12ra nandyAnswered at 2013-04-13 03:12:20
As a pilot and a geologist , it seems very unlikely . The first consideration is the medium through which the wave is transferred . Consider this simple experiment . If you wave your hand in the air , the wind generates not feel someone across the room. Air is a terrible vibration transmitter . It tends to dampen vibrations . Now consider that the plane was several miles in the air , it seems highly unlikely that the aircraft have felt the effects of the earthquake . Secondly, geologically , seismic waves tend to radiate from the epicenter and probably never felt the epicenter exactly opposite point on the surface of the Earth. The nickel-iron core damps earthquake shock waves to the point where the waves simply never appear on the opposite side of the earth. Third, no warning signs on a plane to indicate that the Earth is changing . Fourth, the plane was landing for a stopover , so it was low on fuel already. Most sources point to run out of fuel or malfunction of the fuel system as teh probable cause of the accident . Fifth, the article to which you refer for the first time in the Russian equivalent of the National Enquirer or Weekly World News ( Scandal Magazines Grocery Store) . Therefore, when flying there is little to fear from the earth shaking beneath you. In fact , you're probably safer where you are.
#13jarethAnswered at 2013-04-14 21:35:54
#14SimonaAnswered at 2013-04-16 08:30:16
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#15HubertaAnswered at 2013-05-28 19:29:50
No. You're silly.
#16laura romanAnswered at 2013-06-26 05:18:42
No, why would a plane shake in the AIR during an EARTHquake?
#17hockeyfreak2011Answered at 2013-07-02 10:50:03
Only if the airplane is on the ground during the quake.
#18roubleAnswered at 2013-07-21 20:18:28
#19gideonAnswered at 2013-08-22 21:28:32

BUT in this case, it looks like the problem was that the earth shaking messed up the instruments, and that caused the crash.
#20stressoutAnswered at 2013-08-25 04:29:09
You're asking if it will shake, then your details point to electrical problems with the equipment. That's different from "shaking"
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