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  1. a If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
  2. b a measure of the energy released by an earthquake
  3. c What can S-waves travel through?
  4. d The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. What can S-waves NOT travel through?
  2. giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
  3. What classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?
  4. move the slowest, and are the last to be recorded
  5. tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake

5 True/False Questions

  1. Deep-focus earthquakesoccur in the subduction zones


  2. Pacific Ring of FireWhat can P-waves travel through?


  3. MircoquakesWhat can S-waves NOT travel through?


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


  5. Faulting and underwater landslidesWhat two events cause a tsunami?


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