5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
- b What can S-waves NOT travel through?
- c The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
- d tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
- e Which one travels faster?
5 Multiple choice questions
- The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?
- cause the most damage
- Zones of immobile rock along faults are called?
- giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
- occur in the subduction zones
5 True/False questions
Magnitude → The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?
Seismic Gaps → What can S-waves travel through?
Solids → the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
where friction prevents the rocks from moving past each other → What classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?
Pacific Ring of Fire → major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean