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15 terms
Earthquake Seismic Waves
Focus
Epicenter
P (primary) Waves
S (secondary) Waves
The place INSIDE the EARTH where the rupture/ movement occurs
The point on the Earth's SURFACE directly ABOVEthe FOCUS
- FIRST to ARRIVE... - MOVE like SOUND WAVES (back and forth)... -…
- SECONDto ARRIVE... - Move at RIGHT ANGLES to the direction tha…
Focus
The place INSIDE the EARTH where the rupture/ movement occurs
Epicenter
The point on the Earth's SURFACE directly ABOVEthe FOCUS
11 terms
earthquakes and seismic waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P waves
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
10 terms
Earthquakes: Seismic Waves
Earthquake definition
Foreshock
Aftershock
How is the energy released during an e…
The shaking of the ground caused by the sudden release of ene…
A small earthquake that occurs before a large earthquake. (it…
An earthquake that occurs after a larger quake, typically low…
Energy is released as seismic waves
Earthquake definition
The shaking of the ground caused by the sudden release of ene…
Foreshock
A small earthquake that occurs before a large earthquake. (it…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
seismic waves.....
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
carry energy AWAY from the focus.
earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
12 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock under stress brea…
point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground
earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock under stress brea…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
Primary waves - first waves to arrive; seismic waves that com…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
13 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
seismic waves.....
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
carry energy AWAY from the focus.
earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
11 terms
earthquakes and seismic waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P waves
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
Earthquakes And Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Seismic Waves
Shaking and trembling resulting from the movement of rocks be…
Area beneath the surface where rocks under stress break.
The point directly above the focus on the Earth's surface.
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Earthquake
Shaking and trembling resulting from the movement of rocks be…
Focus
Area beneath the surface where rocks under stress break.
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
Primary waves - first waves to arrive; seismic waves that com…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
14 terms
Earthquakes and seismic waves
How does the energy of an earthquake t…
what are the scales used to measure th…
how do scientists locate the epicenter…
earthquake
Seismic waves carry energy from an earthquake away from the f…
The commonly used methels of measuring earhtquakes are the Me…
Geologists use seismic waves to locate the epicenter of an ea…
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
How does the energy of an earthquake t…
Seismic waves carry energy from an earthquake away from the f…
what are the scales used to measure th…
The commonly used methels of measuring earhtquakes are the Me…
11 terms
earthquakes and seismic waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P waves
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
9 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
Primary waves - first waves to arrive; seismic waves that com…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
20 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P waves
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that was under st…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an aco…
Earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
Focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that was under st…
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
S Wave
An earthquake is the shaking and trembling that results from…
The focus is the area beneath Earth's surface where rock unde…
The epicenter is the point on the surface directly above the…
Arrives after p waves.... Secondary waves, or s waves.... S waves…
Earthquake
An earthquake is the shaking and trembling that results from…
Focus
The focus is the area beneath Earth's surface where rock unde…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
the point beneath Earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
the point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
a type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground
earthquake
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
focus
the point beneath Earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
12 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock under stress brea…
point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground
earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock under stress brea…
15 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Crust
Displacement
Inner Core
Outer Core
Earth's outermost layer.
Distance and direction of an objects change in position from…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
Crust
Earth's outermost layer.
Displacement
Distance and direction of an objects change in position from…
40 terms
Earthquake and Seismic Waves
Earthquake?
Why do earthquakes go by unnoticed?
What causes earthquakes?
What happens when an earthquake occurs
is the shaking and trembling that results from the movement o…
because they are too small to be noticed
plate movements produce stress in Earth's crust, adding energ…
it releases an enormous amount of stored energy
Earthquake?
is the shaking and trembling that results from the movement o…
Why do earthquakes go by unnoticed?
because they are too small to be noticed
15 terms
Seismic Waves/Earthquakes/Volcanoes
How does energy from an earthquake tra…
When volcanoes and lava flow beside th…
The point of origin of an earthquake.
What is the average rate at which tect…
it travels as seismic waves which causes matter to vibrate
the two plates are moving apart
focus
about an inch per year
How does energy from an earthquake tra…
it travels as seismic waves which causes matter to vibrate
When volcanoes and lava flow beside th…
the two plates are moving apart
10 terms
Earthquake and Seismic Wave
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P-WAVE
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
atrial depolarization
earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
focus
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
20 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P waves
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that was under st…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an aco…
Earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
Focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that was under st…
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
P Waves
S Waves
Surface waves
is the shaking and trembling the results from the movement of…
are seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an…
are seismic waves that vibrate from side as well as up and do…
move more slowly than P waves and S waves, but they can produ…
earthquake
is the shaking and trembling the results from the movement of…
P Waves
are seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an…
13 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
seismic waves
focus
epicenter
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
vibrations that are similar to sound waves. They travel throu…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that was under st…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
seismic waves
vibrations that are similar to sound waves. They travel throu…
23 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Stress
Tension
Compression
Shearing
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.
stress that pushes masses of rock in opposite directions, in…
Stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
Tension
A force that pulls on a material.
8 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The point of Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of r…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an aco…
earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of r…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
16 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Seismologists
tsunami
San Andreas Fault
Seismograph
The scientists who focus their study on earthquakes, earthqua…
A large ocean wave usually caused by movement in the sea floo…
Located in California. A fault is a break in the earth's crus…
The instrument used by scientists that is able to detect, mea…
Seismologists
The scientists who focus their study on earthquakes, earthqua…
tsunami
A large ocean wave usually caused by movement in the sea floo…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Epicenter
Focus
P Waves
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
The point on the surface directly above the focus
the area beneath the earth's surface where rock that was unde…
Seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
Earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
Epicenter
The point on the surface directly above the focus
9 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
Primary waves - first waves to arrive; seismic waves that com…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
18 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Stress
Tension
Compression
Shearing
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.
stress that pushes masses of rock in opposite directions, in…
Stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
Tension
A force that pulls on a material.
11 terms
earthquakes and seismic waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
p waves
an earthquake is the shaking and trembling that results from…
the focus is the area beneath earth's surface where rock that…
the point of the surface directly above the focus... is called t…
the first waves to arrive are primary wave's, or p waves. p w…
earthquake
an earthquake is the shaking and trembling that results from…
focus
the focus is the area beneath earth's surface where rock that…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
Primary waves - first waves to arrive; seismic waves that com…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P waves
the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of r…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of r…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
11 terms
earthquakes and seismic waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P waves
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
Primary waves - first waves to arrive; seismic waves that com…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
12 terms
Earthquakes and seismic waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P wave
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
the area beneath the Earths surface where rock that was under…
The area directly above the Focus on Earth's surface
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
Earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
Focus
the area beneath the Earths surface where rock that was under…
15 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P waves
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that was under st…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an aco…
Earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock…
Focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that was under st…
15 terms
Earthquakes - Seismic Waves
seismic waves
3 types of seismic waves
any kind of wave is a
p-wave
the vibrations of the ground during an earthquake.
s-waves, p-waves, surface waves
vibration
primary waves; squeeze and pull rocks in the same direction t…
seismic waves
the vibrations of the ground during an earthquake.
3 types of seismic waves
s-waves, p-waves, surface waves
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves FMS
epicenter
P wave
S wave
focus
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or s…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
epicenter
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
P wave
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P-wave
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
Earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
11 terms
Earthquakes & Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
focus
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
11 terms
Earthquake and seismic waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P wave
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath th…
The point beneath earths surface where rock breaks under stre…
The point on earths surface directly above the earthquakes fo…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground
Earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath th…
Focus
The point beneath earths surface where rock breaks under stre…
15 terms
Earthquake and seismic waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
seismic waves
Shaking and trellising that results the movement of rock bene…
Area beneath earths surface where rock that is under stress b…
Point on the surface directly above the focus
Carry energy from an earthquake away from the focus, through…
Earthquake
Shaking and trellising that results the movement of rock bene…
Focus
Area beneath earths surface where rock that is under stress b…
11 terms
Earthquake and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
earthquake
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
focus
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
11 terms
Earthquake and seismic waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P waves
The shaking and trembling that results from the movement of r…
The area beneath earth's surface where rock that was under st…
The point on the surface directly above the focus
Seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
Earthquake
The shaking and trembling that results from the movement of r…
Focus
The area beneath earth's surface where rock that was under st…
9 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Siesmologist
Seismic Wave
Surface Wave
Primary Wave
someone who studies earthquakes
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
A wave that travels along a surface separating two media
A longitudinal seismic wave.
Siesmologist
someone who studies earthquakes
Seismic Wave
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
14 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Describe how the forces of plate movem…
What are seismic waves?
Focus
Shaking and trembling that resultsfrom movement of rock benea…
Plate movement causes stress on... Earth's crust, adding energy…
Vibrations that are similar to... sound waves that are released…
The area beneath Earth's surface... where rock was under stress…
Earthquake
Shaking and trembling that resultsfrom movement of rock benea…
Describe how the forces of plate movem…
Plate movement causes stress on... Earth's crust, adding energy…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking and trembling that results from the movement bene…
area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under stress…
point on the surface directly above the focus
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an acc…
earthquake
the shaking and trembling that results from the movement bene…
focus
area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under stress…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
earthquake
focus
epicenter
P wave
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
the point on the surface directly above the focus
Primary waves - first waves to arrive; seismic waves that com…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the sudden movement of rock alo…
focus
the area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
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