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Fault surface along which rocks move when they pass there elastic limit
Earthquake The vibrations produced by the breaking of the rock
Normal fault Rock above the fault moves downward in relation to rock below the surface
Reverse fault surface is forced up and over the rock below the surface
Strike Slip Fault Rocks on either side of the fault are moving past eachother without much upward/downward movement
Plate AS large section of warthcrust and rigid upper mantle that moves around on the asthenosphere.
Siesmic waves Caused by earthquake and travels through earth
Focus The point where energy is released in the earthquake
Primary wave Cause particles in rocks to move back and forth is the same directions
Secondary Wave more through earth by causing particles in rocks to move at right angles to direction of wave travel
Surface waves Move rock particles a backward , rolling motion, and swaying motion
Epicenter is the point on earths surface directly above the earthquakes focus
Wave Rythmic pattern that carries energy through matter and space
Crest The highest point of a wave
Magnitude Measure of the energy is released in an earthquake
Liquefaction Earthquake can be move like liquid
Tsunami Large wave caused my eathquakes
Seismograph measures seismic waves from an eathquake
Created by: berkleyu101