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Science

QuestionAnswer
convergent crashing
divergent different directions
transform beside each other
subduetion sideways and downward movement of the edge of the earth's crust
convection movement caused within fluid
s-wave moves back and forwards with a lot of energy
p-wave moves sideways with slow/fast energy
surface wave a mechanical wave that propagates along the interface
focus center
epicenter the central point of something
mercalli scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake
ricter scale
moment-magnitude scale to measure the size of an earthquake
magnitude great size
tsunami high sea wave caused by an earthquake
liquifaction
aftershock a smaller earthquake following a large earthquake
seimology
seismograph
compression a branch of science concerned with earthquakes
tention a metal that holds large pecies together
plateau an area that is a high level ground
shearing
normal fault two blocks pulled apart
reverse fault two blocks of rock are forced together
Created by: sajaalsabah2004