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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Tsunami
  2. Mircoquakes
  3. Epicenter
  4. P-waves
  5. Damage
  1. a the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
  2. b earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
  3. c Which one travels faster?
  4. d giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
  5. e The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cause the most damage
  2. move the fastest, and are the first to be recorded
  3. What classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?
  4. If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
  5. What two events cause a tsunami?

5 True/False questions

  1. Seismic GapsWhat can S-waves travel through?

          

  2. where friction prevents the rocks from moving past each otherWhat is a "locked" fault?

          

  3. Seismic Gapsthe point on the earth's surface directly above the focus

          

  4. MagnitudeThe Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?

          

  5. Mercalli Scalea measure of the energy released by an earthquake

          

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