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5 Matching questions

  1. Magnitude
  2. Solids
  3. Mircoquakes
  4. Three
  5. Mercalli Scale
  1. a How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
  2. b What can S-waves travel through?
  3. c The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
  4. d expresses the intensity of an earthquake with a Roman numeral and description
  5. e earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
  2. Which one travels faster?
  3. tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
  4. zone of rock where the fault is locked, and no major earthquakes have happened in a long time
  5. What can P-waves travel through?

5 True/False questions

  1. FocusWhat can S-waves travel through?


  2. Magnitudea measure of the energy released by an earthquake


  3. Tsunamigiant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor


  4. San Andreas FaultPacific plates slip northwest along the north american plate


  5. Intermediate-focus earthquakesoccur in the subduction zones