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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…
23 terms
Earthquakes, Earthquake and Seismic Waves
P waves
S waves
Surface Waves
Modified Mercalli
Primary (first)... Push - Pull... Compresses and expands ground
Secondary (second)... Side to Side / up and down... Gets lost in li…
"SURFing on the waves" Roll like the ocean ... Only if the P and…
Earthquake scale that rates damage at a particular location... P…
P waves
Primary (first)... Push - Pull... Compresses and expands ground
S waves
Secondary (second)... Side to Side / up and down... Gets lost in li…
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…
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
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…
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…
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
Earthquake Seismic waves
Earthquake
S-wave
Modified Mercalli Scale
Moment Magnitude Scale
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing…
In seismology, S-waves, secondary waves, or shear waves are a…
The scale that measure the intensity of a earthquake.
The moment magnitude scale is used by seismologists to measur…
Earthquake
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing…
S-wave
In seismology, S-waves, secondary waves, or shear waves are a…
12 terms
Earthquake & Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Epicenter
Focus
Magnitude
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
Point on earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
The point between earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
The measurement of an earthquake's strength based on the amou…
Earthquake
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
Epicenter
Point on earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
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…
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
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.
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…
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 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
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…
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 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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
Earthquake 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 focus
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expand 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
earthquake 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
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…
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…
Vocab- earthquake and seismic waves
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…
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…
Earthquake and seismic waves
Stress
Tsunami
Compression
Tension
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
A long high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturb…
A force that pushes on or squeezes a material.
Amount of pressure applied when combing and holding a section…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
Tsunami
A long high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturb…
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P wave/ Primary wave
The shaking and trembling that results from the movement of r…
The area beneath the Earth's surface where that is under stre…
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 the Earth's surface where that is under stre…
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…
40 terms
earthquake and seismic waves
magnitude
Richter scale
another name for Richter scale
problems with using magnitude scale
measure of energy realeased at an earthquake
scale used to measure magnitude
local magnitude
1. only can be used in so. cal... 2. no upper limit... 3. only meas…
magnitude
measure of energy realeased at an earthquake
Richter scale
scale used to measure magnitude
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
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…
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
12 terms
Earthquakes & Seismic Waves
Modified Mercalli Scale
Magnitude
Seismogram
Movement Magnitude Scale
A 12 point scale developed to evaluate earthquake intensity b…
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic w…
The record of an earthquake's seismic waves produced by a sei…
A scale that rates earthquakes by estimating the total energy…
Modified Mercalli Scale
A 12 point scale developed to evaluate earthquake intensity b…
Magnitude
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic w…
Earthquakes & Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Epicenter
Focus
Magnitude
The result of a s sudden release of energy in the Earth's cru…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
The measurement of an earthquake's strength based on seismic…
Earthquake
The result of a s sudden release of energy in the Earth's cru…
Epicenter
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
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
Earthquakes and seismic waves
Focus
Epicenter
Seismograph
S-waves
Area beneath the surface where rock break triggering an earth…
The point on the surface directly above the focus
How was seismograph works is during an earthquake the rotatin…
Move up and down and side to side
Focus
Area beneath the surface where rock break triggering an earth…
Epicenter
The point on the surface directly above the focus
11 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P-wave
The shakeing that results from the sudden movement of rock al…
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 a a…
Earthquake
The shakeing that results from the sudden movement of rock al…
Focus
The area beneath Earth's surface where rock that is under str…
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…
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 is under stress b…
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 is under stress b…
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 s…
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…
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…
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…
12 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquake
S-Wave
Modified Mercalli Scale
Moment Magnitude Scale
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or s…
A 12 point scale developed to evaluate earthquake intensity b…
A scale that rates earthquakes by estimating the total energy…
Earthquake
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
S-Wave
A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or s…
Earthquakes and seismic waves
Earthquake
Epicenter
Focus
Magnitude
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes focus.
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based in seismic w…
Earthquake
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
Epicenter
point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes focus.
12 terms
Earthquakes and seismic waves
Earthquake
Epicenter
Focus
Magnitude
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus.
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
The measurement of an earthquakes's strength based on seismic…
Earthquake
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
Epicenter
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus.
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