5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
- b How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
- c the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
- d The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?
- e Which one travels faster?
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
- What is a "locked" fault?
- can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
- If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
- a measure of the energy released by an earthquake
5 True/False Questions
Surface Waves → can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
Magnitude → The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
Epicenter → the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
Seismic Gaps → Zones of immobile rock along faults are called?
San Andreas Fault → Pacific plates slip northwest along the north american plate