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Ch8 - Ch10 Voc

Earthquake when the earth crust start hitting each other
seismic waves generated by an impulse such as an earthquake or an explosion.
epicenter point on the earth's surface vertically above the focus of an earthquake.
elastic rebound theory is an explanation for how energy is released during an earthquake.
body waves a soft, light permanent wave designed to give hair fullness.
P waves that travels through the interior of the earth and is usually the first conspicuous wave to be recorded by a seismograph. Expand.
liquefaction a phenomenon whereby a saturated or partially saturated soil substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to an applied stress,
tsunami large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake
seismic gap something on a map show where eathquakes start
crust part of the earth that protracts it
mantle layer inside a terrestrial planet and some other rocky planetary bodies.
outer core out side of earth
inner core in the mittle of earth
moho
Ring of Fire major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur
Hot Spot
visconstiy fluid is a measure of its resistance to gradual deformation by shear stress or tensile stress.
S waves econdary waves, or shear waves
vent allows air, gas, or liquid to pass out of or into a confined space.
pyroclastic manterial another name for a cloud of ash, lava fragments carried through the air, and vapor.
volcano when lavo comes up from the grown
creater
shield volcano type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid lava flows
cinder cone cone or scoria cone is a steep conical hill of loose pyroclastic fragments,
composite volcano
cldera
lahar
plution
still
laccolith
dike
batholith
focus
surface waves
Richter Scale
Moment Magnitude Scale
Modified Mercalli Scale
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