5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Mercalli Scale
- a How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
- b What can S-waves travel through?
- c The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
- d expresses the intensity of an earthquake with a Roman numeral and description
- e earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
5 Multiple choice questions
- If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
- Which one travels faster?
- tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
- zone of rock where the fault is locked, and no major earthquakes have happened in a long time
- What can P-waves travel through?
5 True/False questions
Focus → What can S-waves travel through?
Magnitude → a measure of the energy released by an earthquake
Tsunami → giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
San Andreas Fault → Pacific plates slip northwest along the north american plate
Intermediate-focus earthquakes → occur in the subduction zones