Chapter12.pdf - Chapter12 what is an land quake is it the cause or the effect-vibrations(shock waving in earth from sudden release of zip radiate

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Chapter12 what is an land quake? is it the cause or the effect? -vibrations (shock waving ) in earth from sudden release of zip , radiate through the impudence , diminish with length -result of friction along dental plate edge and faults -it is the Gist Primary (P) waves push clout question -locomotion through ANY material -speed is a function of density and compression Transform fault crustal deformation large strike-slip fault that cutting through the geosphere seismometer device used to detectt and record seismic waves torso Wave : through the whole body of the planet Primary coil (P)waves --fastest Secondary (S) waves - second fastest Seismic waves drudgery vibration caused by rock gaffe along opposite English of a fault -cause earthquakes Why do Earthquake occur?
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Unformatted text preview: I . There is a gradual build up of strain due to long-term plate tectonic forces2. When friction is overcome, the rock suddenly breaks in an seism where do earthquakes occur? 99% of earthquakes are associated with photographic plate bound Seismograph The record of an temblor 's seismic waves produced by a seismograph. Ground Quivering vs. Stuff Elaboration Ground Vibration : Causes the most terms . From all seismic waves, but from surface the most. Mat. Amp.: Some materials amplify seismic wave shaking. Ex) Clay , silt, Baroness Dudevant , sed. rocks more than granite . an seism is an abrupt zip release that produces vibrations and causes the tearing of the earth's material FALSE Secondary (S) wafture up-down/side -side motion...
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  • Fall '08
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  • Geography, 99%, Seism, Baroness Dudevant

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