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Chapter 3


what is someone who studies Earthquakes called seismologist
what is an earthquake shaking of the earth
the place where an earthquake begins beneath the earths surface Focus
these spread out in circles from the focus shock waves/ seismic waves
the point at the earths surface that is directly above the focus of the earthquake epicentre
A large crack in the earth's crust Fault
How does a tsunami form when an earthquake underground occurs
what are earthquakes caused by the movement of the earths crust
where is the earthquake the strongest at the epicentre
what is a tsunami a huge wave
what instrument do you use to record how long an earthquake lasted Seismograph
what instrument do you use to measure the strength/magnitude of an earthquake Richter scale
what does the scale go up to 1-9.5
Why does the scale only go up to a 9.5 That is the largest earthquake ever recorded
when did the Nepal earthquake take place 25 April 2015
what was the magnitude 7.8
can earthquake impacts be good or just bad Just bad
tell me two social impacts 1. Almost 9000 people died ( or just people died if u dont remember exact number.) 2. 90% of schools were left unusable.
tell me two economic impacts 1. damage cost was 9 million 2. 3.7 million people needed emergency aid
when did the Chile Earthquake take place 10 February 2010
what was the magnitude 8.8
tell me two social impacts 1. more than 500 people died 2. many roads were blocked by debris
tell me two economic impacts 1. the damage cost was 30 billion 2. the tourism industry took a hard hit as many hotels received cancellations
Created by: JMahango
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