5 - below approximately how far away is the earthquake epicenter A 700 km B 1300 km C 1900 km D 2600 km E Can’t determine 2 4 6 8 Minutes Given

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What information would you need to determine the location of an earthquake’s epicenter? a. The difference in arrival times of P- and S- waves from one seismogram. b. At least 3 seismograms of the earthquake from 3 different locations. c. The amplitude of the largest seismic wave on 3 seismograms. d. A measure of the amount of energy released. Why?
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Unformatted text preview: below, approximately how far away is the earthquake epicenter? A) 700 km B) 1300 km C) 1900 km D) 2600 km E) Can’t determine 2 4 6 8 Minutes Given the seismogram and travel-time graph below, in what direction from the seismograph station is the earthquake epicenter? A) ~NW B) ~N C) ~SE D) ~SW E) Can’t determine 2 4 6 8 Minutes...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course GEOL 1020 taught by Professor Pranter during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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5 - below approximately how far away is the earthquake epicenter A 700 km B 1300 km C 1900 km D 2600 km E Can’t determine 2 4 6 8 Minutes Given

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