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5 terms
Earthquakes
aftershock
trapped
building code
emergency supply kit
(noun) a smaller earthquake after a big earthquake.... Example:…
(adjective) unable to move... Example: She was _________ under…
(noun) laws and rules about buildings... Example: San Francisco…
(noun) important things, such as food, water, medicine, and d…
aftershock
(noun) a smaller earthquake after a big earthquake.... Example:…
trapped
(adjective) unable to move... Example: She was _________ under…
12 terms
Earthquakes
Mercalli scale
Richter scale
seismic waves
seismologist
a scale that rates earthquakes according to their intensity a…
a scale that rates an earthquake's magnitude based on the siz…
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
a scientist who studies earthquakes
Mercalli scale
a scale that rates earthquakes according to their intensity a…
Richter scale
a scale that rates an earthquake's magnitude based on the siz…
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
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…
26 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…
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…
12 terms
Earthquakes
parts
changes
outer
inner
pieces or sections
to be different
toward the outside
toward the inside
parts
pieces or sections
changes
to be different
22 terms
earthquakes
earthquake
focus
epicenter
elastic rebound hypothesis
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
is the point on the surface above the focus
the explanation stating that when rocks are deformed, they br…
earthquake
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
15 terms
Earthquakes
Fault
Earthquake
Seismic Wave
Focus
Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic l…
Is the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
Are waves generated by an earthquake when it travels through…
The stress is built up until plate move and break at the faul…
Fault
Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic l…
Earthquake
Is the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
42 terms
Earthquakes
Plates
Faults
Earthquake
Normal Fault
large sections of the Earth that move caused by force
when rocks break, they move along surfaces called ____.
the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
type of fault; tension pulls rocks apart; rock above the faul…
Plates
large sections of the Earth that move caused by force
Faults
when rocks break, they move along surfaces called ____.
Earthquakes
Epicenter
Earthquake
Fault
Seismic Waves
The point on Earth's surface directly above the focus
A shaking of the ground caused by sudden movement or large ro…
A fracture or break in Earth's lithosphere where blocks of ro…
Energy travels through these vibrations caused by earthquakes
Epicenter
The point on Earth's surface directly above the focus
Earthquake
A shaking of the ground caused by sudden movement or large ro…
12 terms
Earthquakes
aftershock
avalanche
core
crust
smaller earthquake that happens after the main earthquake
mass of snow and ice that fall down the sides of mountains
center of the earth
topmost layer of the earth
aftershock
smaller earthquake that happens after the main earthquake
avalanche
mass of snow and ice that fall down the sides of mountains
17 terms
Earthquakes
earthquake
fault
reverse fault
hanging wall
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
A crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement…
a type of fault where the hanging wall slides upward; caused…
The block of rock that forms the upper half of a fault.
earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
fault
A crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement…
9 terms
Earthquakes
earthquake
epicenter
focus
magnitude
vibrations produced when rocks break along a fault
point on the Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
in an earthquake, the point below Earth's surface where energ…
measure of energy released during an earthquake
earthquake
vibrations produced when rocks break along a fault
epicenter
point on the Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
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
13 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake Causes
Fault
Earthquake
Types of Faults
Fault Formation - ... Elastic Limit - is how far they can bend... R…
Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic l…
Is the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
Normal - Break in a rock caused by tension forces... Reverse -…
Earthquake Causes
Fault Formation - ... Elastic Limit - is how far they can bend... R…
Fault
Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic l…
7 terms
Earthquakes
Cross bracing
Large rubber shock absorbers
The Richter scale
Earthquake
A way to strengthen buildings (pictured) to stop them collaps…
A method to strengthen the foundations of a building
Measures the strength (amount of ground movement) of an earth…
An intense period of ground shaking
Cross bracing
A way to strengthen buildings (pictured) to stop them collaps…
Large rubber shock absorbers
A method to strengthen the foundations of a building
Earthquakes
event
section
occur
damage
something important that happened
part, piece
to happen
harm, injury
event
something important that happened
section
part, piece
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
19 terms
Earthquakes!
cause
effect
non-fiction
destroy
why something happens (the reason)
what happens (the result)
a text that is true, real information
ruin
cause
why something happens (the reason)
effect
what happens (the result)
22 terms
Earthquakes
seismology
Seismic wave
P wave ( pressure wave/ primary wave)
S wave (shear wave/secondary wave)
The study of earthquakes
A wave of energy that travels through the Earth, away from an…
A seismic wave that causes particles of rock to move in a bac…
a seismic wave that causes particles of rock to move in a sid…
seismology
The study of earthquakes
Seismic wave
A wave of energy that travels through the Earth, away from an…
10 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
stress
shearing
tension
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
stress that pushes masses of rock in opposite directions, in…
Stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the…
Earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
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
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…
21 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"
9 terms
Earthquakes
Convergent
Divergent
Fault
Earthquake
the boundary between two tectonic plates that move toward eac…
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
A break in the earth's crust
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth caused by t…
Convergent
the boundary between two tectonic plates that move toward eac…
Divergent
the boundary between two tectonic plate that are moving away…
30 terms
Earthquakes
Tension
Compression
Shearing
Normal Fault
Tension
Compression
7 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Fault Line
Seismograph
Epicenter
Vibrations in the earth that occur as sections of rock sudden…
A crack in earths outer crust along which movement takes place.
A device that measures the strength of an earthquake.... It tak…
Point on Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earth…
Earthquake
Vibrations in the earth that occur as sections of rock sudden…
Fault Line
A crack in earths outer crust along which movement takes place.
16 terms
Earthquakes
Moment Magnitude Scale
Mercalli Scale
Richter Scale
Focus
The rating scale that estimates the total energy released by…
The scale that would most likely be used to tell how much ear…
The scale that measures the strength of an earthquake based o…
The point beneath the surface where rock breaks and an earthq…
Moment Magnitude Scale
The rating scale that estimates the total energy released by…
Mercalli Scale
The scale that would most likely be used to tell how much ear…
20 terms
earthquakes
Divergent boundry
Mid Atlantic ridge
transform boundary
hot spots
plates move away from eachother
the most common divergent boundary ... found at the bottom of th…
"strike slip" fault... plates slide past eachother... san andreas f…
-Hawaiian islands... -produce long chains of volcanoes because m…
Divergent boundry
plates move away from eachother
Mid Atlantic ridge
the most common divergent boundary ... found at the bottom of th…
6 terms
Earthquakes
molten
tectonic plates
faults
seismograph
melted rock
huge plates of rock that move against each other
cracks where the plates move or rub together
machine that records earthquakes
molten
melted rock
tectonic plates
huge plates of rock that move against each other
9 terms
Earthquakes
fault
focus
epicenter
P wave
a crack in the earth's surface where movement may occur
the spot under the ground where the earthquake occurs
the spot on the surface above where the earthquake has occurred
Primary wave - arrives first
fault
a crack in the earth's surface where movement may occur
focus
the spot under the ground where the earthquake occurs
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…
19 terms
Earthquakes
liquefaction
plate tectonics
lithosphere
P wave
Occurs when wet soil acts more like a liquid during an earthq…
A theory that the lithosphere is broken into segments, or pla…
The cool, solid outer shell of the earth. It consists of the…
A primary earthquake wave that travels through the body of th…
liquefaction
Occurs when wet soil acts more like a liquid during an earthq…
plate tectonics
A theory that the lithosphere is broken into segments, or pla…
11 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
19 terms
Earthquakes
liquefaction
plate tectonics
lithosphere
P wave
Occurs when wet soil acts more like a liquid during an earthq…
A theory that the lithosphere is broken into segments, or pla…
The cool, solid outer shell of the earth. It consists of the…
A primary earthquake wave that travels through the body of th…
liquefaction
Occurs when wet soil acts more like a liquid during an earthq…
plate tectonics
A theory that the lithosphere is broken into segments, or pla…
9 terms
Earthquakes
pressure (on)... Put pressure on
crust
plates (tectonic plates)
layer
force created by pressing... stress/anxiety
layer of rock around the earth
pieces of the earth's crust
one of different levels
pressure (on)... Put pressure on
force created by pressing... stress/anxiety
crust
layer of rock around the earth
19 terms
earthquakes
earthquake
tsumani
stress
fault
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Giant ocean wave created by an underwater earthquake
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.... The…
A break in the earth's crust... A fracture or crack in Earth's…
earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
tsumani
Giant ocean wave created by an underwater earthquake
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"
22 terms
earthquakes
earthquake
focus
epicenter
elastic rebound hypothesis
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
is the point on the surface above the focus
the explanation stating that when rocks are deformed, they br…
earthquake
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
11 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic Wave
Focus
Epicenter
Is the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
Are waves generated by an earthquake when it travels through…
The stress is built up until plate move and break at the faul…
Is the point on Earths surface directly above the earthquake…
Earthquake
Is the vibrations produced by the breaking of rock
Seismic Wave
Are waves generated by an earthquake when it travels through…
22 terms
earthquakes
earthquake
focus
epicenter
elastic rebound hypothesis
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
is the point on the surface above the focus
the explanation stating that when rocks are deformed, they br…
earthquake
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
10 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…
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…
19 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismology
Seismic Waves
P Waves
The shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulti…
The study of earthquakes or the branch of geology that studie…
A wave of energy that travels through the Earth, away from an…
A seismic wave that arrives first and causes particles of roc…
Earthquake
The shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulti…
Seismology
The study of earthquakes or the branch of geology that studie…
21 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"
14 terms
Earthquakes
Fault
Earthquake
Normal Fault
Reverse Fault
Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic l…
vibrations produced when rock break along a fault
break in the rock caused by tension (pulling) forces, the roc…
break in the rock caused by compressive (pushing) forces, the…
Fault
Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic l…
Earthquake
vibrations produced when rock break along a fault
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
15 terms
Earthquakes
Dormant
Earthquake
Epicentre
Focus
if a volcano has not erupted for a of years
a release of energy that causes the ground to shake
the point on the surface of the earth directly above the focu…
the point in the earth where the rock gives way under pressure
Dormant
if a volcano has not erupted for a of years
Earthquake
a release of energy that causes the ground to shake
11 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Seismic waves
P waves
S waves
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Energy that is released from an earthquake
Primary waves, fastest, moves parallel (think accordian)
Secondary waves, moves perpendicular (side-to-side), shakes t…
Earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Seismic waves
Energy that is released from an earthquake
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