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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Mercalli Scale
  2. Solids and Liquids
  3. Surface Waves
  4. Shallow
  5. Focus
  1. a What can P-waves travel through?
  2. b the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
  3. c move the slowest, and are the last to be recorded
  4. d 90% of continental earthquakes have a __________ focus.
  5. e expresses the intensity of an earthquake with a Roman numeral and description

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
  2. Which one travels faster?
  3. What can S-waves NOT travel through?
  4. a measure of the energy released by an earthquake
  5. How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?

5 True/False questions

  1. Intermediate-focus earthquakesoccur at a depth between 70km-300km

          

  2. Faulting and underwater landslidesWhat can P-waves travel through?

          

  3. SolidsWhat can S-waves travel through?

          

  4. DamageHow many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?

          

  5. Epicenterthe point on the earth's surface directly above the focus