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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Fault
  2. P-wave
  3. When was Northridge CA Earthquake?
  4. When was Infamous San Francisco Earthquake?
  5. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
  1. a monitors the "Pacific Ring of Fire" for tsunamis
  2. b a break in the lithosphere along which movement has taken place
  3. c 1906
  4. d 1994
  5. e fastest wave - 5kps - travels through both solids and liquids - like a sound wave

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1755 - 60,000 dead - realized there were 2 distinct waves
  2. the written record of an earthquake
  3. hanging wall slides down the footwall
  4. recent earthquake, all water is pulled out to sea, "water leaves the beach"
  5. 1976 - No warning - around 500,000 killed

5 True/False questions

  1. 2004The greatest danger after an earthquake

          

  2. Hai Chung1975 - Successfully predicted by Chinese

          

  3. SeismologistScientist that studies Earthquake waves

          

  4. S-waveshear wave - 3kps - will NOT pass through liquids

          

  5. Anchorage, Alaskahanging wall slides down the footwall