5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Intermediate-focus earthquakes
- Pacific Ring of Fire
- a can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
- b What can S-waves travel through?
- c major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
- d occur at a depth between 70km-300km
- e the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
5 Multiple choice questions
- giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
- What can P-waves travel through?
- earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
- the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
- If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
5 True/False questions
where friction prevents the rocks from moving past each other → What is a "locked" fault?
P-waves → can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
Liquids → What can S-waves travel through?
Surface Waves → can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
San Andreas Fault → Pacific plates slip northwest along the north american plate