G6 514 SCIENCE Earthquake Terms
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Vibration of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane or from volcanic activity
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake.
Point on Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
Measure of the energy released during an earthquake
A break in the earth's crust
lithosphere is broken into large sections that slowly move across the Earth's surface
A number of rigid, but moving pieces of the Earth's surface.
A giant wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean floor
flashlight, food that won't spoil, water, first aid kit, radio, fire extinguisher, medicine, batteries, clothes
ready for an upcoming event
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and the crust.
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
Earth's outermost layer.
the earth's center
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