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8th grade earth sci.

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TermDefinition
seismic waves that compress and expand the ground P waves
a scale that rates earthquakes based on the total energy they release Moment magnitude scale
any wave that moves perpendicular with respect to the medium through which it moves transverse waves
a scale that rates earthquakes descriptivly Mercalli scale
the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath earth's surface. earthquake
area beneath Earth's surface where an earthquake begins focus
any wave that compresses and expands the medium through which it moves longitudinal waves
seismic waves that result in the chaotic, rolling motion on the surface surface waves
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