5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- When was Northridge CA Earthquake?
- Indonesia tsunami warning signs
- When was Infamous San Francisco Earthquake?
- a recent earthquake, all water is pulled out to sea, "water leaves the beach"
- b 1906
- c Indonesia tsunami - killed 250,000 plus - 2nd largest earthquake measured 9.2
- d 1994
- e a break in the lithosphere along which movement has taken place
5 Multiple choice questions
- shear wave - 3kps - will NOT pass through liquids
- 1976 - No warning - around 500,000 killed
- using three seismographs to determine the epicenter of an earthquake
- point on surface directly above an earthquake
- hanging wall slides up the footwall
5 True/False questions
Seismologist → the written record of an earthquake
R-wave → Love wave - surface wave - side to side motion
Richter Scale → logarithmic (increases by powers of 10) scale used to measure earthquakes
thrust fault → hanging wall slides down the footwall
Hai Chung → 1976 - No warning - around 500,000 killed