The earth’s plate responsible for causing earthquake is
$(a)$. the crust of the earth
$(b)$. the mantle of the earth
$(c)$. the inner core of the earth
$(d)$. the outer core of the earth

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

The sudden shaking or trembling of the earth is known as an earthquake.  An earthquake is caused when a disturbance occurs deep down inside the uppermost layer or crust.

So, option $(a)$ is correct.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:29:32