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Science

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focus
the point beneath the earth's surface where rock that is under stress breaks triggering an earthquake
epicenter
the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
seismic waves
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake
faults
breaks in Earth's crust where rocks have slipped past each other
stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
convergent boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
divergent boundary
a plate boundary where two plates move away from each other
transform boundary
a plate boundary where two plates move past each other