5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Faulting and underwater landslides
- a How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
- b What can S-waves NOT travel through?
- c 90% of continental earthquakes have a __________ focus.
- d a measure of the energy released by an earthquake
- e What two events cause a tsunami?
5 Multiple choice questions
- earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
- move the fastest, and are the first to be recorded
- occur in the subduction zones
- major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
- giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
5 True/False questions
Mercalli Scale → earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
Intermediate-focus earthquakes → occur at a depth between 70km-300km
Close → How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
Focus → the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
S-Waves → can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored