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Lab Review: Earthquakes
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What is the point on Earth's surface directly above the focus?
What is the underground origin of the earthquake in bedrock?
What are shaking motions and vibrations of Earth caused by large releases of energy that accompany volcanic eruptions, explosions, and movements of Earth's bedrock along fault lines?
What are waves of vibration and shaking that originate at the earthquake's focus and travel in all directions through the rock body of Earth and along Earth's surface ?
What is a record of seismic wave motions obtained at a specific recording station?
What are instruments used to detect seismic waves ?
What seismic waves travel fastest and arrive at seismographs first?
What seismic waves travel through the Earth's interior and radiate in all directions from the focus?
What seismic waves are compressional or "push-pull"waves?
What waves travel more slowly than and arrive at seismographs after p waves?
What seismic waves are perpendicular, shear, or "side-to-side" waves?
What waves are not body waves, but rather travel along Earth's surface ?
l waves or surface waves
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