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Earthquakes
Earthquake
Fault
Focus
Epicenter
the shaking of the Earth's crust
a break in the crust in which rocks move
the point underground where the earthquakes movement first to…
the point on the surface of Earth right above the focus of th…
Earthquake
the shaking of the Earth's crust
Fault
a break in the crust in which rocks move
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Unit C Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Science Vocabulary
earthquake
fault
focus
epicenter
a vibration or shaking of Earth's cruse
a break in Earth's crust along which rocks move
the point underground where the movement of an earthquake fir…
the point on the surface of Earth that is right above the foc…
earthquake
a vibration or shaking of Earth's cruse
fault
a break in Earth's crust along which rocks move
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Earthquake Vocabulary
earthquake
epicenter
fault
focus
a vibration or shaking of the Earth's crust
the point on the surface that is right above the focus
a break in the Earth's crust where the rocks move
the point underground where the movement first took place
earthquake
a vibration or shaking of the Earth's crust
epicenter
the point on the surface that is right above the focus
10 terms
Earthquakes 6
Fault
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
a crack in the earth's crust
earth shaking cause be sudden movement along a fault
the point underground where an earthquake starts
place where the earthquake is strongest
Fault
a crack in the earth's crust
Earthquake
earth shaking cause be sudden movement along a fault
8 terms
Earthquake study guide
Tsunami
Richter scale
Fault
Epicenter
A large ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake or oth…
A 1 to 10 scale that scientists use to measure the strength o…
A crack in the Earth's surface along which movement takes place
The point on the earth surface directly above an earthquake s…
Tsunami
A large ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake or oth…
Richter scale
A 1 to 10 scale that scientists use to measure the strength o…
8 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Fault
Focus
Epicenter
movement or vibration in the rocks that make up the earth's c…
a break in the rock where the plates move
the place underground where rock first breaks apart in an ear…
a point on Earth's surface above the focus of an earthquake
Earthquake
movement or vibration in the rocks that make up the earth's c…
Fault
a break in the rock where the plates move
14 terms
4th Gr SC U3 FK1 Earthquakes & Volcanoes
crust
mantle
core
earthquake
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
the thickest layer of Earth; found just below the crust
the dense center of Earth; a ball made mostly of two metals,…
a vibration, or shaking, of Earth's crust
crust
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
mantle
the thickest layer of Earth; found just below the crust
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Science Earthquakes and Volcanoes
crust
core
mantle
(tectonic) plate
The outermost layer of the Earth.
The innermost layer of the Earth.
The middle of the Earth's three layers.
Earth's crust and upper mantle are broken into continent- siz…
crust
The outermost layer of the Earth.
core
The innermost layer of the Earth.
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Unit 3: Earthquakes
Earthquake
Vibration
Potential Energy
Kinetic Energy
Shaking, vibrating, and sometimes violent movement of the Ear…
Movement; Evidence of the release of energy from an earthquake
Stored energy
Energy in motion
Earthquake
Shaking, vibrating, and sometimes violent movement of the Ear…
Vibration
Movement; Evidence of the release of energy from an earthquake
8 terms
Vocabulary for Science
core
seismograph
earthquake
fault
the dense center of earth
an instrument that records earthquake waves
a vibration, or shaking, of Earth's crust
a break in Earth's crust along which rocks above
core
the dense center of earth
seismograph
an instrument that records earthquake waves
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
crust
mantle
core
earthquake
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
the thickest layer of Earth; found just below the crust
the dense center of Earth; a ball made mostly of two metals,…
a vibration, or shaking, of Earth's crust
crust
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
mantle
the thickest layer of Earth; found just below the crust
14 terms
CWC Earth Science-Earthquake/Volcanos
Stress
tension
compression
earthquake
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
A force that pulls on a material.
A force that pushes on or squeezes a material.
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
tension
A force that pulls on a material.
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D-1-3 Earthquake Vocabulary
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P-wave
the sudden movement of rock along a fault which releases ener…
the point in the Earth's crust where the first major movement…
the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of…
a primary wave or "push-pull" wave of released energy in the…
earthquake
the sudden movement of rock along a fault which releases ener…
focus
the point in the Earth's crust where the first major movement…
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Chapter 2 Section 2 - Earthquakes release energy
Seismic Waves
Focus
Epicenter
P -Waves
vibrations caused by an earthquake
point underground where rocks first begin to move
point on Earth's surface directly above the focus
fastest seismic waves - the first to reach a location after a…
Seismic Waves
vibrations caused by an earthquake
Focus
point underground where rocks first begin to move
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Earth resources 1
Volcano
Earthquake
Focus
Fault
The landform where an opening in Eart's crust allows magma to…
A sudden movement o of Eart's plates that makes the ground sh…
The place underground where an earthquakes begins.
A break or crack in Earth's surface along which earthquakes c…
Volcano
The landform where an opening in Eart's crust allows magma to…
Earthquake
A sudden movement o of Eart's plates that makes the ground sh…
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4th Science Unit C Earthquakes and Volcanoes Chpt 1
crust
mantle
core
plate
the layer of the Earth we walk on
below the crust, the thickest layer, made of solid rock
layer deep inside the Earth, dense ball of iron and nickel
continent-sized slabs
crust
the layer of the Earth we walk on
mantle
below the crust, the thickest layer, made of solid rock
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Earthquake vocabulary - Part 1
Earthquake
Aftershock
Seismograph
Tsunami
A sudden, violent shaking of the ground resulting from moveme…
A smaller earthquake after a main earthquake.
An instrument that measures earthquakes.
A long high wave in the sea caused by earthquakes
Earthquake
A sudden, violent shaking of the ground resulting from moveme…
Aftershock
A smaller earthquake after a main earthquake.
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6S Ch 3.2
Alaska earthquake of 1964
Tsunamis
Earthquake
Tremor
The edge of the Pacific plate and the edge of the North Ameri…
Monstrous waves created by sudden movement of plates under th…
Any trembling or shaking of the earth's crust
A weak earthquake
Alaska earthquake of 1964
The edge of the Pacific plate and the edge of the North Ameri…
Tsunamis
Monstrous waves created by sudden movement of plates under th…
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earthquake vocabulary
stress (relating to an earthquake)
tension
compression
earthquake
A force that pulls on a material.
Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
stress (relating to an earthquake)
tension
A force that pulls on a material.
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…
14 terms
Science 3.3
Lapilla
Epicenter
Fault
Focus
Volcanic fragments called "little stones"
the place at ground level that is directly above the focus
a break that appears in the rock at the boundary between two…
the point underground where an earthquake happens
Lapilla
Volcanic fragments called "little stones"
Epicenter
the place at ground level that is directly above the focus
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…
12 terms
Earthquakes
Tectonic Plates
Seismometer
Seismograph
Fault
large sections of rock on the Earth's surface that float slow…
an instrument that can detect and measure movement in the Ear…
a device that records seismic (earthquake) waves. With this t…
a crack or fracture in the Earth's crust along which movement…
Tectonic Plates
large sections of rock on the Earth's surface that float slow…
Seismometer
an instrument that can detect and measure movement in the Ear…
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Earthquake's
earthquake
focus
epicenter
magnitude
Is a sudden movement of Earth's crust.
The place where the slipping begins
the point is the earthquakes epicenter
The measure of the amount of energy released by an earthquake
earthquake
Is a sudden movement of Earth's crust.
focus
The place where the slipping begins
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Harcourt Science 4 Unit C Ch 1 Vocabulary
crust
mantle
core
plates
the Earth's outer layer
the thickest layer of Earth; just below crust
the dense center of the Earth
continent-sized slab of Earth's crust and upper mantle
crust
the Earth's outer layer
mantle
the thickest layer of Earth; just below crust
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Science Ch 6 Vocabulary Words
creep
earthquake
epicenter
fault
Slow movement along a fault
A sudden movement of part of Earth's crust
Where an earthquake is felt most strongly, or has the greates…
Movements of the crust usually take place along this area, or…
creep
Slow movement along a fault
earthquake
A sudden movement of part of Earth's crust
14 terms
Earthquakes & Volcanoes Final 14 :)
crust
mantle
core
earthquake
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
the thickest layer of Earth; found just below the crust
the dense center of Earth; a ball made mostly of two metals,…
a vibration, or shaking, of Earth's crust
crust
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
mantle
the thickest layer of Earth; found just below the crust
15 terms
Earthquakes & Volcanoes Jan. 2016
Plate
Magma
Core
Crust
Continent-sized slab of Earth's crust and upper mantle
Melted rock inside the Earth
The dense center of Earth; a ball mostly made of mostly two m…
Earth's out layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and l…
Plate
Continent-sized slab of Earth's crust and upper mantle
Magma
Melted rock inside the Earth
21 terms
Earthquake1
earthquake
fault
plate boundary
seismic waves
The vibrations in the ground that result from movement along…
a break in the Lithosphere where plates move toward, away fro…
the place where 2 or more plates meet
vibrations that travel in and on the Earth
earthquake
The vibrations in the ground that result from movement along…
fault
a break in the Lithosphere where plates move toward, away fro…
9 terms
Earthquake
crust
diagram
earthquake
focus
Earth's outermost layer.
A picture that shows data
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
crust
Earth's outermost layer.
diagram
A picture that shows data
12 terms
Westwood Earthquakes
Earthquake
Fault Line
Richter Scale
Seismic Waves
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
a break or crack in Earth's surface caused by shifting and mo…
A scale that rates an earthquake's intensity based on the siz…
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
Fault Line
a break or crack in Earth's surface caused by shifting and mo…
15 terms
C1: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
seismograph
core
focus
volcano
an instrument that records earthquake waves
the third layer of Earth; is a dense ball made mostly of two…
the point underground where the movement of an earthquake fir…
a mountain that forms when red-hot melted rock flows through…
seismograph
an instrument that records earthquake waves
core
the third layer of Earth; is a dense ball made mostly of two…
10 terms
Chapter 7 Vocabulary Words
Fault
Stress
Earthquake
Seismic Waves
(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the dis…
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Fault
(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the dis…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
11 terms
HMS Level 6 Earthquakes
earthquake
stress
fault
seismic waves
sudden shaking of the Earth
force on Earth caused by pushing and pulling of tectonicplates
a break or crack in the Earth's surface
vibrations caused by earthquakes
earthquake
sudden shaking of the Earth
stress
force on Earth caused by pushing and pulling of tectonicplates
7 terms
Earthquake definitions
Earthquake
Fault
Epicenter
Focus
Vibration or shaking of Earth's crust
A break along the crust which the rocks move
Point on the surface right above the focus
Point underground where the movement fist occurs
Earthquake
Vibration or shaking of Earth's crust
Fault
A break along the crust which the rocks move
8 terms
Earthquakes Vocabulary
Focus
Seismic Waves
Epicenter
Earthquake
Point beneath Earth's surface where an earthquake starts
Earthquake waves; measured by a seismograph
Place on Earth's surface directly above the focus
Sudden, strong movement of Earth's crust
Focus
Point beneath Earth's surface where an earthquake starts
Seismic Waves
Earthquake waves; measured by a seismograph
15 terms
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Crust
Mantle
Core
Epicenter
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
The thickest part of Earth; found just below the crust.
The dense hot center of the Earth; a ball made mostly of two…
The point on the surface of Earth that is right above the foc…
Crust
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
Mantle
The thickest part of Earth; found just below the crust.
7 terms
Earthquakes
Earthquake
Fault
Creep
Tsunami
A sudden movement of part of Earth's crust.
A fault or crack in the Earth's crust.
Slow movement occurring along some parts of faults.
A very large ocean wave caused by an earthquake in the ocean…
Earthquake
A sudden movement of part of Earth's crust.
Fault
A fault or crack in the Earth's crust.
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
16 terms
volcanoes and earthquakes
fossil
core
crust
cast
an imprint left by an plant or animal
deepest layer of earth
Earth's outermost layer.
minerals that fill a mold and have the same shape as the orig…
fossil
an imprint left by an plant or animal
core
deepest layer of earth
9 terms
Earth's Surface
crust
plate
mantle
core
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
continental sized slab of Earth's crust and upper mantle
the thickest layer of Earth; found just below the crust
the dense center of the Earth; a ball made mostly of 2 metals
crust
Earth's outer layer; includes the rock of the ocean floor and…
plate
continental sized slab of Earth's crust and upper mantle
10 terms
Rapid Changes-Science Ch. 6
earthquake
fault
focus
epicenter
sudden movement of part of Earth's crust.
where movements of Earth's crust usually takes place along
point underground where an earthquake starts
earthquake is felt most strongly, greatest intensity
earthquake
sudden movement of part of Earth's crust.
fault
where movements of Earth's crust usually takes place along
9 terms
Earthquakes
tsunami
Richter scale
fault
epicenter
a large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake or othe…
a 1 to 10 scale that scientists use to measure the strength o…
a crack in the Earth's surface along which movement takes place
the point on the Earth's surface directly above an earthquake…
tsunami
a large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake or othe…
Richter scale
a 1 to 10 scale that scientists use to measure the strength o…
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…
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…
8 terms
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Focus
Epicenter
Seismic Waves - primary & secondary
Seismograph
In an earthquake, the point underground where the... rocks firs…
The point on Earth's surface directly above the focus... of an…
The vibrations caused by an earthquake
An instrument that constantly records ground... movements (seis…
Focus
In an earthquake, the point underground where the... rocks firs…
Epicenter
The point on Earth's surface directly above the focus... of an…
5 terms
ELL Science vocabulary 3 - Earthquakes and Volcanoes
plates
earthquake
seismic waves
epicenter
a large piece of the Earth's surface which moves very slowly
is a shaking of the ground caused by sudden movement of the E…
energy that move out from the focus of an earthquake. p.138 (…
is the place on the Earth's surface directly above where an e…
plates
a large piece of the Earth's surface which moves very slowly
earthquake
is a shaking of the ground caused by sudden movement of the E…
11 terms
Rapid Changes on Earth
Landslide
Lava
Volcano
Fault
The sudden movement of loose rock and soil down a steep slope.
Molten rock that reaches Earth's surface when a volcano erupts.
An opening in Earth's crust through which hot ash, gases, and…
A crack in Earth's crust.
Landslide
The sudden movement of loose rock and soil down a steep slope.
Lava
Molten rock that reaches Earth's surface when a volcano erupts.
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Earthquakes
epicenter
fault
focus
intensity
the point on the surface of Earth directly above the focus
a break, or crack, in the rocks of the lithosphere along whic…
the point below the surface of Earth where an earthquake begins
the strength of an earthquake that can be felt at the surface
epicenter
the point on the surface of Earth directly above the focus
fault
a break, or crack, in the rocks of the lithosphere along whic…
13 terms
GCSE Earthquakes
Earthquake
Focus
Epicentre
Richter scale
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
The point WITHIN the Earth's crust where an earthquake starts
the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of…
a scale that rates an earthquake's magnitude based on the siz…
Earthquake
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
Focus
The point WITHIN the Earth's crust where an earthquake starts
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