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Earth Science Chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Fault
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
the point within Earth where an earthquake originates
the location on Earth's surface directly above the focus, or…
a fracture in Earth along which movement has occurred
Earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
Focus
the point within Earth where an earthquake originates
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Chapter 8 Earth Science (Earthquakes)
Fault
The cause of an earthquake
An earthquake
Focus
A fracture in the earth where movement has occurred is...
The release of elastic stored in a rock that has been subject…
The motion that results as rocks release elastic energy is...
The source of an earthquake is called...
Fault
A fracture in the earth where movement has occurred is...
The cause of an earthquake
The release of elastic stored in a rock that has been subject…
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Earth Science Chapter 8- Earthquakes
seismology
tectonic plates
fault
deformation
study of earthquakes
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
a break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
seismology
study of earthquakes
tectonic plates
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
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Earth Science Chapter 8- Earthquakes
seismology
tectonic plates
fault
deformation
study of earthquakes
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
a break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
seismology
study of earthquakes
tectonic plates
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
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Earth Science Chapter 8- Earthquakes
seismology
tectonic plates
fault
deformation
study of earthquakes
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
a break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
seismology
study of earthquakes
tectonic plates
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
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Earth Science - Chapter 8 - Earthquakes
deformation
fault
seismic wavs
focus
change in the shape of rock in response to stress
a break in the Earth's lithosphere where one block of rock mo…
waves that are a result of rocks moving along a fault, these…
the place where seismic waves originate inside the Earth
deformation
change in the shape of rock in response to stress
fault
a break in the Earth's lithosphere where one block of rock mo…
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Earth Science Chapter 8- Earthquakes
seismology
tectonic plates
fault
deformation
study of earthquakes
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
a break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
seismology
study of earthquakes
tectonic plates
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
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Earth Science chapter 8 earthquakes
seismology
deformation
elastic rebound
seismic wave
the study of earthquakes
the bending, tilting, & breaking of Earth's crust: the change…
the sudden return of elastically deformed rock to its undefor…
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth, away from an…
seismology
the study of earthquakes
deformation
the bending, tilting, & breaking of Earth's crust: the change…
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Earth Science chapter 8 earthquakes
seismology
deformation
elastic rebound
seismic wave
the study of earthquakes
the bending, tilting, & breaking of Earth's crust: the change…
the sudden return of elastically deformed rock to its undefor…
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth, away from an…
seismology
the study of earthquakes
deformation
the bending, tilting, & breaking of Earth's crust: the change…
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Earth Science Chapter 8- Earthquakes
seismology
tectonic plates
fault
deformation
study of earthquakes
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
a break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
seismology
study of earthquakes
tectonic plates
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
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Earthquakes Earth Science- Chapter 8
When an earthquake occurs, the point o…
An increase of 1 on the magnitude scal…
Which type of seismic waves travel thr…
What 2 pieces of data are needed in or…
focus (or hypocenter)
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P waves
S-P lag time... maximum seismic wave amplitude
When an earthquake occurs, the point o…
focus (or hypocenter)
An increase of 1 on the magnitude scal…
10 times
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Earth Science Chapter 8: Earthquakes
earthquake
sphere of waves
how many deaths have been caused from…
earthquakes are how common?
ground shaking caused by a rapid release of energy inside the…
energy moves outward... -can be measured around the globe
3.5 million
quite common
earthquake
ground shaking caused by a rapid release of energy inside the…
sphere of waves
energy moves outward... -can be measured around the globe
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Earth Science Chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Fault
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
the point within Earth where an earthquake originates
the location on Earth's surface directly above the focus, or…
a fracture in Earth along which movement has occurred
Earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
Focus
the point within Earth where an earthquake originates
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Earth Science chapter 8 earthquakes
seismology
deformation
elastic rebound
seismic wave
the study of earthquakes
the bending, tilting, & breaking of Earth's crust: the change…
the sudden return of elastically deformed rock to its undefor…
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth, away from an…
seismology
the study of earthquakes
deformation
the bending, tilting, & breaking of Earth's crust: the change…
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Earth Science Chapter 8 - Earthquakes
Focus
Fault
Elastic Rebound Hypothesis
Aftershock
the point in earth where an earthquake starts
fractures in earth where movement has occured
explanation for the release of energy stored in deformed rocks
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
Focus
the point in earth where an earthquake starts
Fault
fractures in earth where movement has occured
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Earth Science Chapter 8 - Earthquakes
seismology
tectonic plates
fault
deformation
study of earthquakes
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
a break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
seismology
study of earthquakes
tectonic plates
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
28 terms
Earth Science Chapter 8- Earthquakes
seismology
tectonic plates
fault
deformation
study of earthquakes
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
a break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
seismology
study of earthquakes
tectonic plates
giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
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Earth Science Chapter 8: EARTHQUAKES
What are earthquakes?
Elastic rebound theory
Aftershocks & Foreshocks
What is seismology?
-Vibrations of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy…
A sudden release of strained energy in rocks that results in…
aftershock: follows an earthquake... foreshock: precedes an eart…
The study of earthquake waves.... Recorded with a seismograph.... R…
What are earthquakes?
-Vibrations of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy…
Elastic rebound theory
A sudden release of strained energy in rocks that results in…
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Earth Science Chapter 8 Earthquakes
The average composition of the oceanic…
During the Alaskan earthquake of 1964,…
In elastic rebound theory, what must o…
Which one of the following statements…
Granite... Basalt... Peridotite... Iron
True... False
Enough stress must build up over time on a fault to overcome…
It is the thinnest of the major subdivisions.... It is thickest…
The average composition of the oceanic…
Granite... Basalt... Peridotite... Iron
During the Alaskan earthquake of 1964,…
True... False
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Earth science chapter 8-earthquakes
What is seismology?
What is the Greek word for seismology?
What is an earthquake
What are 3 parts of depth ?
Study of earth quakes
Shake
Vibration of earth due to released energy
1)fault 2)focus 3)epicenter
What is seismology?
Study of earth quakes
What is the Greek word for seismology?
Shake
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Chapter 8 Earth Science: Earthquakes and Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Faults
The vibration of the earth produced by the rapid release of e…
The point within the earth where the earthquake starts.
The location on the surface directly above the focus.
Fractures in the earth where movement has occurred.
Earthquake
The vibration of the earth produced by the rapid release of e…
Focus
The point within the earth where the earthquake starts.
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Chapter 8 Earthquakes and Earth's Interior - Science Final Review
13. What is fault and why are they ass…
14. What is an earthquake?
P Waves /BODY WAVES(Compression waves
S waves / BODY WAVES(transverse waves
a fracture in the Earth where movement has occurred, Earthqua…
-is the vibration of Earth produced by quick release of energ…
-are push/pull waves that push (compress) and pull (expand) p…
- waves that shake particles at right angles to the waves' di…
13. What is fault and why are they ass…
a fracture in the Earth where movement has occurred, Earthqua…
14. What is an earthquake?
-is the vibration of Earth produced by quick release of energ…
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earth science chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
earthquake
fault
focus
seismic waves
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
the point within Earth where an earthquake starts
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fault
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
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earth science chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
earthquake
fault
focus
seismic waves
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
the point within Earth where an earthquake starts
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fault
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
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Earth science chapter 8 earthquakes key terms
Deformation
Epicenter
Focus
Seismic waves
Rocks change shape
Point on the surface
Center of the earthquake
Measure of the seismograph
Deformation
Rocks change shape
Epicenter
Point on the surface
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Earth Science Earthquakes and Tsunamis Chapter 8
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Fault
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
The point within the Earth where the Earthquake starts
The location on the surface directly above the focus
Fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
Earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
Focus
The point within the Earth where the Earthquake starts
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earth science chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
earthquake
fault
focus
seismic waves
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
the point within Earth where an earthquake starts
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fault
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
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Chapter 8 - Earthquakes & Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Fault
vibration of earth produced by rapid release of energy
the point in earth where an earthquake starts
the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of…
fractures in earth where movement has occured
Earthquake
vibration of earth produced by rapid release of energy
Focus
the point in earth where an earthquake starts
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Earth Science--------What Are Earthquakes?--------Chapter 8
Most Earthquakes take place on the edg…
A fault is a break in the Earth's crus…
Tectonic plated push, pull or _____ pa…
Deformation
boundaries.
slide
slip
is the change in the shape of the rock in response to stress.
Most Earthquakes take place on the edg…
boundaries.
A fault is a break in the Earth's crus…
slide
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Earth Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary; Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Fault
Focus
Seismic Waves
Is the Vibration of earth produced by the rapid release of en…
Are fractures in Earth where movement has occured
Is the point within Earth where an earthquake starts
Is the energy released by the earthquake travels in all direc…
Earthquake
Is the Vibration of earth produced by the rapid release of en…
Fault
Are fractures in Earth where movement has occured
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Earth Science Chapter 8 : Earthquakes and The Earth's Interior
earthquake
focus
epicenter
faults
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
the point within the Earth where the earthquake starts
the location on the surface directly above the focus
fractures in the Earth where movement has occurred
earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
focus
the point within the Earth where the earthquake starts
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Chapter 8 -> Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Aftershocks
Asthenosphere
Core
Crust
An earthquake that occurs sometime soon after a major earthqu…
Found beneath the lithosphere, it's composed of rocks near th…
A sphere composed mostly of an iron-nickel alloy.
The thin, rocky outer layer of the Earth.
Aftershocks
An earthquake that occurs sometime soon after a major earthqu…
Asthenosphere
Found beneath the lithosphere, it's composed of rocks near th…
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Science:Earthquakes and Earth's Interior (Chapter 8)
Aftershock
Epicenter
During an earthquake, rock will releas…
What causes an earthquake?
vibrations that take place after a major earthquake
the spot on the Earth's surface that is directly above the or…
Elastic Rebound Theory
Friction is overcome
Aftershock
vibrations that take place after a major earthquake
Epicenter
the spot on the Earth's surface that is directly above the or…
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earth science chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
earthquake
fault
focus
seismic waves
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
the point within Earth where an earthquake starts
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fault
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
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Earth Science - Chapter 8: Earthquakes - Book Review
Faults
Earthquake
Focus
Seismic waves
Fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
- The point within Earth where an earthquake starts.... - It's l…
The energy released by the earthquake that travels in all dir…
Faults
Fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
Earthquake
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
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RHS Warnke - Earth Science Chapter 8 Review (Earthquakes)
Focus
Epicenter
P (Primary) Waves
S (Secondary) Waves
The source of the earthquake where energy radiates in all dir…
The position on Earth's surface directly above the earthquake…
Seismic waves that have the highest velocities and can travel…
Seismic waves that can only travel through solids and involve…
Focus
The source of the earthquake where energy radiates in all dir…
Epicenter
The position on Earth's surface directly above the earthquake…
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Chapter 8 Earth Science Vocab - Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Fault
Focus
Seismic Waves
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
Fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
The point within Earth where an earthquake starts.`
The energy released by an earthquake.
Earthquake
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
Fault
Fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
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Chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Fault
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy.
The point within Earth where an earthquake originates.
The location on Earth's surface directly above the focus, or…
A fracture in Earth along which movement has occured.
Earthquake
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy.
Focus
The point within Earth where an earthquake originates.
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Earth Science Chapter 8.1-8.3- Earthquakes
Seismology
Tectonic plates
Fault
Seismograph
Study of earthquakes
Giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
A break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
The instrument used for measuring seismic waves; helps determ…
Seismology
Study of earthquakes
Tectonic plates
Giant pieces of earth's thin, outermost layer
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Earth Science: Chapter 8 Earthquake Test
Most earthquakes happen at the edges of
A break in Earth's crust along which b…
Another word for an earthquake's stren…
How much more ground motion does an ea…
Plate boundaries.
a fault
intensity
100
Most earthquakes happen at the edges of
Plate boundaries.
A break in Earth's crust along which b…
a fault
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Chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Fault
Focus
Seismic Waves
he vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
a fracture in Earth along which movement has occurred
the location on Earth's surface directly above the focus, or…
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Earthquake
he vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
Fault
a fracture in Earth along which movement has occurred
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Chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
earthquake
fault
focus
seismic waves
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
the point within Earth where an earthquake starts
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fault
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred
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Chapter 8 -> Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Aftershocks
Asthenosphere
Core
Crust
An earthquake that occurs sometime soon after a major earthqu…
Found beneath the lithosphere, it's composed of rocks near th…
A sphere composed mostly of an iron-nickel alloy.
The thin, rocky outer layer of the Earth.
Aftershocks
An earthquake that occurs sometime soon after a major earthqu…
Asthenosphere
Found beneath the lithosphere, it's composed of rocks near th…
30 terms
Science Earthquakes Chapter 8
Earthquake
Fault
Focus
Seismic Waves
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
the point within Earth where the earthquake starts.
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Earthquake
the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
Fault
fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
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science chapter 8 earthquakes
richter magnitude scale
modified mercalli intensity scale
epicenter
seismogram
is used to measure a earthquakes strength
is used to measure a earthquakes damage
a point on earth's surface directly above a earthquakes start…
an instrument that records vibrations in the ground and deter…
richter magnitude scale
is used to measure a earthquakes strength
modified mercalli intensity scale
is used to measure a earthquakes damage
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Science Chapter 8 Earthquakes and Volcanoes
seismology
seismograph
seismogram
seismic wave
the study of earthquakes
instrument that records vibrations in the ground caused by se…
the tracing of earthquake motion on paper
the wave of energy given off from earthquakes
seismology
the study of earthquakes
seismograph
instrument that records vibrations in the ground caused by se…
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Chapter 8: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Faults
Hypocenter/focus
Epicenter
Ground shaking caused by the sudden and rapid movement of one…
Fractures in Earth's crust
The location where slippage begins in faults
The point on Earth's surface directly above the hypocenter
Earthquake
Ground shaking caused by the sudden and rapid movement of one…
Faults
Fractures in Earth's crust
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Earth Science Chapter 12: Earthquakes
Aftershock
Asthenosphere
Body wave
Earthquake
A smaller earthquake that follows the main earthquake
The weaker, highly viscous part of the mantle below the litho…
a seismic wave that travels along the surface... of a medium
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy
Aftershock
A smaller earthquake that follows the main earthquake
Asthenosphere
The weaker, highly viscous part of the mantle below the litho…
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Earth Science Chapter 8.1-8.3- Earthquakes - Final
Seismology
How do Tectonic plates move?
Fault
Seismograph
Study of earthquakes
They move around the top of a layer of plastic rocks (asthesp…
A break in the earth's crust along which blocks of crust slide
The instrument used for measuring seismic waves; helps determ…
Seismology
Study of earthquakes
How do Tectonic plates move?
They move around the top of a layer of plastic rocks (asthesp…
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ES Chapter 8 Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
earthquake
focus
epicenter
fault
shaking of the Earth's crust due to a release of energy
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A crack or a fracture in Earth's lithosphere along which move…
earthquake
shaking of the Earth's crust due to a release of energy
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
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