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Chapter 2 section 2!

science vocab chapter 2 section 2

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Epicenter the location on Earth's surface above an earthquake's focus
Earthquake The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath earths surface.
Focus The point beneath earths surface where rock breaks under stress and causes an earthquake.
P wave A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground
S wave A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up or down or side to side.
Surface wave A type of seismic wave that forms when S and P waves reach earths surface.
Mercalli scale A scale that rates an earthquakes according to their intensity and how much damage they cause
magnitude The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic waves and movement along faults.
Richter scale
seismograph
moment magnitude scale
Created by: gymprincessbeary