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5 Matching questions

  1. Anchorage, Alaska
  2. Seismologist
  3. Fault
  4. strike-slip fault
  5. Tsunami
  1. a a break in the lithosphere along which movement has taken place
  2. b 1964 - greatest land deformation ever recorded
  3. c when one plate grinds past another - ex. San Andreas
  4. d Scientist that studies Earthquake waves
  5. e Seismic Sea Wave

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fastest wave - 5kps - travels through both solids and liquids - like a sound wave
  2. when one block is pushed on top of another
  3. a warning event
  4. using three seismographs to determine the epicenter of an earthquake
  5. 1989

5 True/False questions

  1. Indonesia tsunami warning signsrecent earthquake, all water is pulled out to sea, "water leaves the beach"


  2. magnitudethe amount of energy released by an earthquake


  3. When was Northridge CA Earthquake?1906


  4. Epicenterpoint on surface directly above an earthquake


  5. reverse faulthanging wall slides up the footwall