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a type of fault where the hanging wall slides upward; caused by compression in the crust
A type of fault in which ricks on either side move past each other sideways with little up or down motion.
a scale that rates earthquakes according to their intensity and how much damage they cause at a particular place
The measurement of an Earthquake's strength based on seismic waves and movement along faults
a device that records ground movements caused by seismic waves as they move through Earth
moment magnitude scale
a scale that rates earthquakes by estimating the total energy released by an earthquake
The process by which an earthquake's violent movement suddenly turns loose soil into liquid mud
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