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5 Matching questions

  1. Solids and Liquids
  2. Intermediate-focus earthquakes
  3. Focus
  4. where friction prevents the rocks from moving past each other
  5. P-waves
  1. a What is a "locked" fault?
  2. b move the fastest, and are the first to be recorded
  3. c the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
  4. d occur at a depth between 70km-300km
  5. e What can P-waves travel through?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. zone of rock where the fault is locked, and no major earthquakes have happened in a long time
  2. major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
  3. can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
  4. giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
  5. If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.

5 True/False questions

  1. Shallow-focus earthquakescause the most damage


  2. LiquidsWhat can S-waves travel through?


  3. Magnitudea measure of the energy released by an earthquake


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


  5. MagnitudeThe amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?