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Unformatted text preview: 4-6 km/s in crust o Compress material parallel to travel direction o Can pass through both solid and liquids • S (secondary or shear) waves o Arrive at recording station after P waves but before surface waves 3-4 km/s in crust o Vibrate material perpendicular to travel direction o Can pass through solids but not liquids Time it takes seismic waves to reach a seismograph station increases with distance from earthquake focus 06/02/2008 16:59:00 ← 06/02/2008 16:59:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course NATS 101 taught by Professor Allister during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.
- Spring '08