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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. P-waves
  2. Intermediate-focus earthquakes
  3. S-Waves
  4. Faulting and underwater landslides
  5. Mercalli Scale
  1. a What two events cause a tsunami?
  2. b move the fastest, and are the first to be recorded
  3. c can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
  4. d expresses the intensity of an earthquake with a Roman numeral and description
  5. e occur at a depth between 70km-300km

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
  2. cause the most damage
  3. zone of rock where the fault is locked, and no major earthquakes have happened in a long time
  4. The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
  5. tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake

5 True/False questions

  1. Seismic Gapsmove the slowest, and are the last to be recorded


  2. San Andreas Faultmove the slowest, and are the last to be recorded


  3. SolidsWhat can S-waves NOT travel through?


  4. Shallow90% of continental earthquakes have a __________ focus.


  5. Pacific Ring of FireWhat can P-waves travel through?