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epicentre is the point where the tremors first reach the surface and the effects of the earthquake are usually at their strongest
focus is the centre of the earthquake where the shockwaves are sent from
seismograph is the instrument used to measure and record the seismic waves
richter scale is the measure of the magnitude / strength of the earthquake
tsunami is an earthquake that has their epicentre under oceans which generate large waves
subduction zone is when the heavier plate is forced to sink underneath the other plate
transform boundary is when two plates grind or slide past each other causing massive stress or tension and friction causing vibrations
divergent boundary is when two plates seperate and move away from each other
convergent boundary is when two plates collide and come together
Created by: c.ennis