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earthquakes
Earthquake
Fault
seismic wave
focus
sudden release of energy causes vibrations which we call
fractures in rock caused by compression, tension or shear for…
powerful waves generated by earthquakes causing the ground to…
is the point where the subsurface rock first breaks releasing…
Earthquake
sudden release of energy causes vibrations which we call
Fault
fractures in rock caused by compression, tension or shear for…
7 terms
Earthquakes
epicenter
fault
focus
intensity
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A break in the earth's crust
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The amount of damage caused by an earthquake; assessed using…
epicenter
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
fault
A break in the earth's crust
14 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic waves
Seismology
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Energy that is released from an earthquake
the study of earthquakes
Primary waves, fastest, moves parallel (think accordian)
Earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Seismic waves
Energy that is released from an earthquake
21 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic waves
Seismology
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Energy that is released from an earthquake
the study of earthquakes
Primary waves, fastest, moves parallel (think accordian)
Earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Seismic waves
Energy that is released from an earthquake
12 terms
Earthquakes
earthquakes
fault
seismic waves
epicenter
caused by friction in a fault line, and can cause destruction
a break in rock
wave of energy that travels through the earth
where the earthquake started and the earthquake is the strong…
earthquakes
caused by friction in a fault line, and can cause destruction
fault
a break in rock
14 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic waves
Seismology
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Energy that is released from an earthquake
the study of earthquakes
Primary waves, fastest, moves parallel (think accordian)
Earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Seismic waves
Energy that is released from an earthquake
16 terms
Earthquakes
EARTHQUAKE
ELASTIC REBOUND
FOCUS
EPICENTER
MOVEMENT OR TREMBLING OF GROUND THAT IS CAUSED BY A SUDDEN RE…
THE SUDDEN RETURN OF ELASTIC DEFORMED ROCK TO ITS SHAPE PRIOR…
LOCATION WITHIN EARTH ALONG A FAULT AT WHICH THE FIRST MOTION…
POINT ON THE EARTH'S SURFACE DIRECTLY ABOVE THE FOCUS.
EARTHQUAKE
MOVEMENT OR TREMBLING OF GROUND THAT IS CAUSED BY A SUDDEN RE…
ELASTIC REBOUND
THE SUDDEN RETURN OF ELASTIC DEFORMED ROCK TO ITS SHAPE PRIOR…
14 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic waves
Seismology
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Energy that is released from an earthquake
the study of earthquakes
Primary waves, fastest, moves parallel (think accordian)
Earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Seismic waves
Energy that is released from an earthquake
10 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Seismic wave
Shaking of the ground.
The location where the earthquake begins.
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's s…
A wave of energy that travels through the Earth, away from an…
Earthquake
Shaking of the ground.
Focus
The location where the earthquake begins.
12 terms
Earthquakes
hibernate
collapse
strike (struck)
against
to sleep throughout the winter
to fall down
hit strongly
Anti
hibernate
to sleep throughout the winter
collapse
to fall down
23 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Fault line
Seismic waves
S waves
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
Where earthquakes occur... " it's the faults fault"
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Seismic waves that can only travel through solids... Secondary…
Earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
Fault line
Where earthquakes occur... " it's the faults fault"
12 terms
Earthquakes
Faults
P-Wave
S-Wave
Surface waves
Are weaknesses in the Crust found everywhere on Earth.
Fastest wave, arrives to surface first, move back and forth
Second seismic wave to arrive, moves up, down, and side to side
Last to arrive and makes the ground roll like waves in water.
Faults
Are weaknesses in the Crust found everywhere on Earth.
P-Wave
Fastest wave, arrives to surface first, move back and forth
8 terms
Earthquakes
tectonic plates
hypercentre
epicentre
landslide
Pieces of the earth's crust that sit alongside each other and…
The place underground where the plates collide
The place where earthquakes reach the surface, directly above…
the downward falling or sliding of a mass of soil, detritus,…
tectonic plates
Pieces of the earth's crust that sit alongside each other and…
hypercentre
The place underground where the plates collide
8 terms
Earthquakes
EPICENTER
SEISMIC WAVES
RICHTER SCALE
FOCUS
The point on the earth's surface directly above where the ear…
The energy created by the quake travels in waves from the epi…
A measurement of how strong an earthquake is.
The focus is the exact point where the earthquake started.
EPICENTER
The point on the earth's surface directly above where the ear…
SEISMIC WAVES
The energy created by the quake travels in waves from the epi…
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Earthquakes
Deformation
Elastic rebound
Seismic wave
P wave
the bending, tilting, and breaking of the earth's crust; the…
the sudden return of elastically deformed rock to its origina…
A wave of energy that travels through the Earth and away from…
The fastest seismic body wave that is the first to arrive on…
Deformation
the bending, tilting, and breaking of the earth's crust; the…
Elastic rebound
the sudden return of elastically deformed rock to its origina…
10 terms
Earthquakes
earthquake
focus
seismic waves
epicenter
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
Seismic waves are waves carry the energy of an earthquake awa…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
41 terms
Earthquakes
earthquake
stress
shearing
tension
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
stress that pushes masses of rock in opposite directions, in…
A force that pulls on a material.
earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
14 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic waves
Seismology
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Energy that is released from an earthquake
the study of earthquakes
Primary waves, fastest, moves parallel (think accordian)
Earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Seismic waves
Energy that is released from an earthquake
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Earthquakes
Primary wave
Secondairy wave /s wave
Surface wave
Radiation
1st wave released and the fastest wave comprising
2end wave s wave ... Half of the speed of the p wave ... Conant go…
Combinion of p+S waves at the surface ... Combined movement caus…
Energy transfer that doesn't need matter
Primary wave
1st wave released and the fastest wave comprising
Secondairy wave /s wave
2end wave s wave ... Half of the speed of the p wave ... Conant go…
14 terms
Earthquakes
Convergent Boundary
Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduct
the boundary between two tectonic plates that collide.
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
the boundary between two tectonic plates that are sliding pas…
when one tectonic plate goes under another tectonic plate due…
Convergent Boundary
the boundary between two tectonic plates that collide.
Divergent Boundary
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
23 terms
Earthquakes
stress
tension
compression
shearing
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
when forces squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.
stress that pushes rock in two opposite directions.
stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
tension
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
22 terms
Earthquakes
stress
tension
compression
shearing
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
when forces squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.
stress that pushes rock in two opposite directions.
stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
tension
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
7 terms
Earthquakes
focus
earthquake
epicentre
Richter scale
The EXACT spot in the earth's crust where an earthquake occurs
Any trembling or shaking in earth's crust
Point on the Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A scale of 1 to 10, used to show how strong an earthquake is.
focus
The EXACT spot in the earth's crust where an earthquake occurs
earthquake
Any trembling or shaking in earth's crust
11 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Shear
Release of energy
Under the Earth's surface where energy is released
On Earth's surface. Directly above the Focus
Slide past. Directional movement of a strike-slip or lateral…
Earthquake
Release of energy
Focus
Under the Earth's surface where energy is released
14 terms
Earthquakes
Convergent Boundary
Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduct
the boundary between two tectonic plates that collide.
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
the boundary between two tectonic plates that are sliding pas…
when one tectonic plate goes under another tectonic plate due…
Convergent Boundary
the boundary between two tectonic plates that collide.
Divergent Boundary
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
Earthquakes
alter
collapse
crisis
destruction
to change
fall down
difficult or dangerous situation
great damage or ruin
alter
to change
collapse
fall down
18 terms
Earthquakes
Ring of Fire
earthquake
seismic waves
epicenter
region around the Pacific Ocean where most of the volcanoes a…
the shaking of earth surface produced by the rapid release of…
wave generated by an earthquake.Primary (first,push/pull), Se…
The location where seismic waves first reach the surface.
Ring of Fire
region around the Pacific Ocean where most of the volcanoes a…
earthquake
the shaking of earth surface produced by the rapid release of…
20 terms
Earthquakes
Strike-slip fault that forms earthquak…
Normal fault that forms Mid-ocean ridg…
Reverse fault that forms a Volcanic mo…
Reverse fault that forms a folded moun…
Transform
Divergent
Convergent-subduction (ocean-continental)
Convergent-collision (continental-continental)
Strike-slip fault that forms earthquak…
Transform
Normal fault that forms Mid-ocean ridg…
Divergent
22 terms
Earthquakes
fracture
fault
continental rifting
rift valley
a break, or crack, in a rock
a fracture along which rocks on one side have moved relative…
the process that pulls a continent apart
a long narrow valley that forms as blocks of rock slip down,…
fracture
a break, or crack, in a rock
fault
a fracture along which rocks on one side have moved relative…
24 terms
Earthquakes
vibrations (waves) produced by sudden…
an underground location where breaking…
the earth's surface directly above the…
seismograph
What is an earthquake?
What is a focus?
What is an epicenter?
Earthquake waves are measured with a....
vibrations (waves) produced by sudden…
What is an earthquake?
an underground location where breaking…
What is a focus?
23 terms
Earthquakes
List earthquake waves in order from fa…
Describe,locate and label the epicente…
How does the structure Earth's interio…
Explain why earthquakes usually occur…
1. P waves ... 2. S waves ... 3. surface waves
Focus - the first place that a slip occurs in an earthquake... E…
The direction and speed of waves change as they travel throug…
The rock near tectonic plate boundaries experience a lot of s…
List earthquake waves in order from fa…
1. P waves ... 2. S waves ... 3. surface waves
Describe,locate and label the epicente…
Focus - the first place that a slip occurs in an earthquake... E…
49 terms
Earthquakes
fault
earthquake
normal fault
reverse fault
A break or crack in the Earth's lithosphere along which rocks…
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
A type of fault where the hanging wall slides downward; cause…
A type of fault where the hanging wall slides upward; caused…
fault
A break or crack in the Earth's lithosphere along which rocks…
earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
21 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquakes
Fault
Epicenter
Strike-slip fault
2 plates push each other
The earths slabs slip past each other
Where earthquakes starts from
Plates move past each other
Earthquakes
2 plates push each other
Fault
The earths slabs slip past each other
23 terms
Earthquakes
Faults
Earthquakes
Normal Fault
Reverse Fault
A tremendous amount of force is required to overcome the stre…
Is the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
A rock above the fault surface moves downward in relation to…
Surface is forced up and over the rock below the fault surfaces
Faults
A tremendous amount of force is required to overcome the stre…
Earthquakes
Is the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
13 terms
earthquakes
seismologist
primary wave
secondary wave
surface wave
a person who studies earthquakes
they move by rocking back and forth and are also the fastest…
waves that shear rock back and forth and there also the secon…
the waves that are on the earths crust it is also the slowest…
seismologist
a person who studies earthquakes
primary wave
they move by rocking back and forth and are also the fastest…
20 terms
Earthquakes
Seismology
seismologists
faults
plastic deformation _______ lead to ea…
the study of earthquakes
scientists that study earthquakes
where two plates meet and where earthquakes happen; crack in…
does not
Seismology
the study of earthquakes
seismologists
scientists that study earthquakes
23 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic waves
Primary (P) waves
Secondary (S) waves
a sudden movement of Earth's crust usually along cracks in th…
energy waves, caused by an earthquake, that spread out in all…
longitudinal waves that move out from the earthquake focus pu…
transverse waves that move out from the earthquake focus movi…
Earthquake
a sudden movement of Earth's crust usually along cracks in th…
Seismic waves
energy waves, caused by an earthquake, that spread out in all…
22 terms
Earthquakes
stress
tension
compression
shearing
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
when forces squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.
stress that pushes rock in two opposite directions.
stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
tension
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
7 terms
Earthquakes
fault
focus
epicenter
seismograph
the broken crust (of the earth)
the point under the crust where the rock breaks
the point on the surface right above the focus
a machine that measure earth's movement
fault
the broken crust (of the earth)
focus
the point under the crust where the rock breaks
7 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquakes
Fault Lines
Focus
Epicenter
the movement of the Earth's surface that follows a release of…
a weak place, or fracture in the Earth's crust.
the place in the Earth's crust where the earthquakes energy o…
the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus
Earthquakes
the movement of the Earth's surface that follows a release of…
Fault Lines
a weak place, or fracture in the Earth's crust.
28 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Stress
Shearing stress
Tension
Shaking and trembling that results from the movement in Earth…
A force that acts on rock to change it´s shape or volume.
Rock pushing in opposite directions.
Pulls on the crust to make it thinner in some places.
Earthquake
Shaking and trembling that results from the movement in Earth…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change it´s shape or volume.
20 terms
Earthquakes
fracture
fault
rift valley
San Andreas Fault
a break, or crack, in a rock
a fracture along which rocks on one side have moved relative…
a long narrow valley that forms as blocks of rock slip down,…
the transform plate boundary that is located between the Nort…
fracture
a break, or crack, in a rock
fault
a fracture along which rocks on one side have moved relative…
19 terms
Earthquakes
Stress
Tension
Compression
Shearing
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
Stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the…
Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
Stress that pushes masses of rock in opposite directions in a…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
Tension
Stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the…
12 terms
Earthquakes
Destructive Boundary
Constructive Boundary
Censervative Boundary
Subduct
the boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving towa…
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
the boundary between two tectonic plates that are sliding pas…
when one tectonic plate goes under another tectonic plate due…
Destructive Boundary
the boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving towa…
Constructive Boundary
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
earthquakes
earthquake
fault
seismology
focus
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground
a planar fracture of discontinuity in a volume of rock
the branch of science with earthquakes and related phenomena
aka :hypocenter the point on the surface of earth directly ab…
earthquake
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground
fault
a planar fracture of discontinuity in a volume of rock
8 terms
Earthquakes
tectonic plates
hypercentre
epicentre
landslide
Pieces of the earth's crust that sit alongside each other and…
The place underground where the plates collide
The place where earthquakes reach the surface, directly above…
the downward falling or sliding of a mass of soil, detritus,…
tectonic plates
Pieces of the earth's crust that sit alongside each other and…
hypercentre
The place underground where the plates collide
23 terms
Earthquakes
stress
tension
compression
shearing
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
when forces squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.
stress that pushes rock in two opposite directions.
stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
tension
when forces pull on the crust, stretching it so it becomes th…
13 terms
Earthquakes
stress
normal fault
reverse fault
strike-slip fault
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
is a break in the rock where the hanging wall is being pulled…
is a break in the rock where the hanging wall is moving up fr…
rock on either side of the fault slip past each other.
stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or size
normal fault
is a break in the rock where the hanging wall is being pulled…
9 terms
Earthquakes
earthquake
focus
aftershocks
seismic wave
A sudden shaking of the Earth's crust
The point below the Earth's surface where the earthquake starts
Smaller earthquakes that follow a major earthquake
The vibration that is made when the rocks suddenly move
earthquake
A sudden shaking of the Earth's crust
focus
The point below the Earth's surface where the earthquake starts
7 terms
Earthquakes
Faults
Focus
Epicenter
Seismic Waves
A huge crack in the Earth's crust at or below the surface, th…
The point where the earthquake starts as rocks begin to slide…
The point of the Earth's surface directly above the focus of…
A vibration that spreads out away from the focus when an eart…
Faults
A huge crack in the Earth's crust at or below the surface, th…
Focus
The point where the earthquake starts as rocks begin to slide…
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