Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Epicenter test

What is an earthquake? natural rapid shaking of the lithosphere caused by the release of stored energy in rocks
What is potential energy in rocks givin off as during an earthquake? seismic waves
What is a focus? where the earthquake starts and where seismic waves are emitted from
Epicenter location on Earths surface directly above the focus
Seismograph an instrument that shows how Earth shakes from seismic waves
What does p waves stand for? Primary waves
Do p waves arrive first or second? first
P-waves cause the particles they are moving through to vibrate... in the direction that the waves are moving
What can p-waves travel through? solids, liquids, and gases
what does s wave stand for? secondary waves
do s waves go faster than p waves? No
so s waves arrive first or second? second
s waves cause the particles they are moving through to... vibrate at right angles to the direction the waves are moving
s waves can pass through... solids
Created by: Teddy12345