Unformatted text preview: characteristics. Hint: Keep clicking on a colored square until you come to the Earthquake Details page. a) magnitude b) date, time c) location in degrees latitude and longitude d) region e) distances f) location uncertainty 5) On the Earthquake Details page, click on the MAPS tab and select Google map. Characterize the terrain you see on the Google map (oceanic, mountainous, hilly, desert, river, valley, flatland, swamp, urban, etc.). List important infrastructures (e.g. roads, etc.) that were potentially damaged. 6) Describe the Richter Scale Magnitude (ML), and briefly summarize Mb, MS, Mw. Use any resource you need. 7) Define amplitude, period, distance, and focal depth. Use any resource you need to find the information. Use any resource you need to find these definitions....
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- Spring '08
- Richter magnitude scale, Moment magnitude scale, USGS Earthquake Hazards, Earthquake Details