EASC 101 Week 3 CH 8 - Question 1 What is the usual cause of an earthquake(This is not a question about where earthquakes Selected Answer Correct Answer

EASC 101 Week 3 CH 8 - Question 1 What is the usual cause...

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Question 1 What is the usual cause of an earthquake? (This is not a question about where earthquakes Selected Answer: Earthquakes are caused by a sudden slippage along a fault. Correct Answer: An earthquake is Earth vibration caused by sudden slippage of crustal material along a fault. Response Feedback: [None Given] Question 2 Explain in the context of earthquakes what is meant by elastic rebound. Selected Answer: Springing back of crustal material to an earlier position. Correct Answer: Elastic rebound is the springing back of crustal material to an earlier position, in the aftermath of an earthquake when a rupture
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  • Spring '14
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  • Love wave, Seismology and earthquake terminology, Rayleigh wave, P-wave, Surface wave

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