Lecture 5 - Earthquake waves

Lecture 5 - Earthquake waves - Transform Plate Boundary...

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Transform Plate Boundary Transform Plate Boundary North Anatolian fault, Turkey North Anatolian fault, Turkey http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/world/turkey/tec_setting.html Magnitude 7.4, 7.1 earthquakes in 1999 caused 19,000 deaths
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Transform Plate Boundary: Transform Plate Boundary: Bam, Iran fault zone Bam, Iran fault zone 12/26/2003, magnitude 6.6 At least 31,000 people killed, 30,000 injured 85% buildings damaged or destroyed Believed to be largest earthquake in this area in last 2000 years
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Transform Plate Transform Plate Boundary: Boundary: Bam citadel, Iran Bam citadel, Iran Before After
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Plate boundaries and Earthquakes, outside North America North America Divergent plate boundary: Afar desert, Africa, 2005, minor earthquakes Convergent plate boundary: Taiwan subduction zone, 1999, M7.7 India-Asia collision, Pakistan, 2005, M7.6 India-Asia collision, Bhuj India, 2001, M7.6 Transform plate boundary: Bam, Iran, 2001, M6.6
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