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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Surface Waves
  2. The size of its magnitude
  3. Pacific Ring of Fire
  4. Focus
  5. Seismic Gaps
  1. a major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
  2. b What classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?
  3. c zone of rock where the fault is locked, and no major earthquakes have happened in a long time
  4. d the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
  5. e move the slowest, and are the last to be recorded

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. move the fastest, and are the first to be recorded
  2. Zones of immobile rock along faults are called?
  3. the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
  4. giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
  5. How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?

5 True/False questions

  1. MircoquakesWhat can S-waves NOT travel through?


  2. Aftershockstremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake


  3. MagnitudeThe amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?


  4. LiquidsWhat can S-waves NOT travel through?


  5. Mercalli Scaleexpresses the intensity of an earthquake with a Roman numeral and description


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