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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Solids
  2. S-Waves
  3. Intermediate-focus earthquakes
  4. Pacific Ring of Fire
  5. Focus
  1. a can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
  2. b What can S-waves travel through?
  3. c major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
  4. d occur at a depth between 70km-300km
  5. e the area along a fault where slippage first occurs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
  2. What can P-waves travel through?
  3. earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
  4. the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
  5. If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.

5 True/False questions

  1. where friction prevents the rocks from moving past each otherWhat is a "locked" fault?

          

  2. P-wavescan only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored

          

  3. LiquidsWhat can S-waves travel through?

          

  4. Surface Wavescan only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored

          

  5. San Andreas FaultPacific plates slip northwest along the north american plate

          

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