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Unformatted text preview: Moon. neap tide: Earth, Sun and Moon make a right angle, with Earth being in the corner. 4. Match the appropriate impact and the occurrence frequency of events. Give an example of each of the two. (4pts) Large impact disasters Common / Rare Small impact disasters Common / Rare Large: Large earthquake, large hurricane, large asteroid impact Small: lightning strike, flash flood, etc. 5. EarthWatch/News Clips: We have heard about the large earthquake in Sumatra which caused a deadly tsunami, but this is not a single event along that fault, and activity continues today. How large was the earthquake that rocked Sumatra on September 12, 2007? Did this increase or decrease activity in three nearby volcanoes? (2pts) Magnitude 8.4 Increased activity in local volcanoes....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2009 for the course SIO 32413 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.
- Fall '08