Earthquakes_4 - EOSC 114 / Guillaume Carazzo Earthquakes...

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1 Storms Waves EOSC 114 / Guillaume Carazzo Earthquakes Volcanoes Landslides Impacts Recap • Earthquake magnitude & intensity - Seismograph & seismogram - Locating earthquakes • Seismic zones & building design
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2 Moment magnitude scale • Each number higher on the scale is about - 32 times more ENERGY released - 10 times more SHAKING Table 2.4 Earthquakes Lecture 1 - Earthquake Basics Lecture 2 - Seismology Lecture 3 - Earthquake magnitude, intensity, building design Lecture 4 - Earthquake prediction and hazards Lecture 5 - Earthquake survival
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3 • Understand that earthquake prediction is difficult and why • Difference between prediction and forecasting • Be aware of earthquake hazards and notice how they can be the cause of other natural disasters Learning Goals 2/ Earthquake hazards Outline
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4 Predicting Earthquakes Prediction = earthquake of a given magnitude will occur in a defined region within a specific period of time
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