SIO 1 - HW 2

SIO 1 - HW 2 - Name _ HOMEWORK #2 Earth Concepts Due...

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Name _______________________ HOMEWORK #2 Earth Concepts Due Friday, April 21 st IN CLASS Answers to the questions must be given in complete sentences (except where indicated), using correct grammar and spelling. Please be as brief and to-the-point as possible ( more is not necessarily better) . You are encouraged to explore the web for help but DO NOT COPY DIRECTLY FROM WEBSITES. Links posted on the course website may be particularly helpful in answering some of the homework questions. Homework assignments must be legible. Handwritten or typed responses are permitted. Make sure that your assignment is stapled! Grading Summary: Questions 1: 15 points Question 2: 12 points Question 3: 45 points Question 4: 12 points Question 5: 16 points Total: 100 Points
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Name _______________________ 1. Suppose 2 large earthquakes of magnitude 7.0 occurred in California within a few days of each other, represented in the map below by . The first earthquake occurred in Northern California (1) and the second earthquake occurred in Southern California (2). Both earthquakes lasted approximately 30 seconds. Given this information, answer the following questions. 1.1) On the map above, a line is drawn through California showing a major fault that represents the boundary between two major tectonic plates. What is the name of this fault? 1.2) What is the name of the tectonic plate on the northeast (right) side of this fault? 1.3) What is the name of the tectonic plate on the southwest (left) side of this fault? 1.4) Given the locations of the earthquakes, residents of which city (San Francisco or San Diego) will likely experience the strongest shaking? Why? 1.5)
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