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chapter 6 earthquake

plate a large section of earths crust and rigid upper manntle that moves around
fault when rocks break they move around a fault
earth quake vibrations of breaking rock
normal fault when rock is streched by force
reverse fault surface is foced up and over rock
strike slip fault rocks on either side are moving past echother
wave rythmic movment that carries energy through matter
seismic wave generated by eathquakes traveling through earth
focus were energy is released
primary wave causes particals in rocks to move
secondary wave moves through earth by causing particals in rocks to move
surface waves moves rock particals in backward rolling motion
epicenter point on earths surface directly above earthquake focus
seismograph registers waves
crest highest point in wave
magnitude were energy is released
inquefaction were wet soil turns to liqued
isunamis ocean waves caused by earthquakes
Created by: aeich4249