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5 Matching Questions

  1. P-waves
  2. Solids and Liquids
  3. Deep-focus earthquakes
  4. Aftershocks
  5. Intermediate-focus earthquakes
  1. a Which one travels faster?
  2. b occur at a depth between 70km-300km
  3. c What can P-waves travel through?
  4. d tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
  5. e occur in the subduction zones

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
  2. What classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?
  3. the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
  4. How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
  5. 90% of continental earthquakes have a __________ focus.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Seismic GapsZones of immobile rock along faults are called?

          

  2. Epicenterthe point on the earth's surface directly above the focus

          

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

          

  4. DamageHow many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?

          

  5. Mercalli ScaleIf the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.

          

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