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Earthquakes & Seismi

QuestionAnswer
Earthquakes
Focus
Epicenter
Elastic rebound
Aftershock
Foreshock
Intensity
Magnitude
Mercalli scale
Richter scale
Seismorgraph
Seismogram
Wave Disturbance that transmits energy
Transverse wave Wave particies vibrate perpendicular to wave dirction
Longitudinal wave Wave particies vibrate parallel to wave dirction
Medium Material a wave moves through
Crest trough Upward displacement of a wave
Amplitude Downward displacement of a wave
Wavelength Distance between consecutive waves
P waves primary body wave (earthquake); faster, least damaging ; longitudinal
S waves
Suface waves
Travel-time graph
Triangulation
Created by: jonagar