5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Solids and Liquids
- Deep-focus earthquakes
- Intermediate-focus earthquakes
- a Which one travels faster?
- b occur at a depth between 70km-300km
- c What can P-waves travel through?
- d tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
- e occur in the subduction zones
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
- What classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?
- the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
- How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
- 90% of continental earthquakes have a __________ focus.
5 True/False Questions
Seismic Gaps → Zones of immobile rock along faults are called?
Epicenter → the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
Magnitude → The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
Damage → How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
Mercalli Scale → If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.