5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Surface Waves
- The size of its magnitude
- Pacific Ring of Fire
- Seismic Gaps
- a major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
- b What classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?
- c zone of rock where the fault is locked, and no major earthquakes have happened in a long time
- d the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
- e move the slowest, and are the last to be recorded
5 Multiple choice questions
- move the fastest, and are the first to be recorded
- Zones of immobile rock along faults are called?
- the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
- giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
- How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
5 True/False questions
Mircoquakes → What can S-waves NOT travel through?
Aftershocks → tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
Magnitude → The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
Liquids → What can S-waves NOT travel through?
Mercalli Scale → expresses the intensity of an earthquake with a Roman numeral and description