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  1. Seismologist
  2. strike-slip fault
  3. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
  4. normal fault
  5. Tang Shan
  1. a Scientist that studies Earthquake waves
  2. b when one plate grinds past another - ex. San Andreas
  3. c monitors the "Pacific Ring of Fire" for tsunamis
  4. d 1976 - No warning - around 500,000 killed
  5. e hanging wall slides down the footwall

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1964 - greatest land deformation ever recorded
  2. Love wave - surface wave - side to side motion
  3. when one block is pushed on top of another
  4. developed the Richter Scale
  5. point in the Earth where the lithosphere has broken

5 True/False questions

  1. P-waveshear wave - 3kps - will NOT pass through liquids

          

  2. Seismogramthe device used to measure the seismic waves of an earthquake

          

  3. When was Northridge CA Earthquake?1994

          

  4. Seismographthe device used to measure the seismic waves of an earthquake

          

  5. Triangulationusing three seismographs to determine the epicenter of an earthquake