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Quiz 5 - 7 9 Geology 141 Norrie Em“&fl Quiz 5...

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Unformatted text preview: 7» 9; Geology 141 Norrie: Em“ &fl Quiz 5: Earthquakes Multiple choice (I!!! pte, 1|] pts.eaeh). (little the best answer. 1. Which of the following describes the mechanism that produces an earthquake? e. Richter release- Qelastie rebound c. plastic defomtation d. Mercelii scaling 2. When an earthquake occurs. energy radiates in all dilecfione from its source. which is referred to as the eerthqnalte's: . epicenter focus e. Benioff zone d. erogenous zone e. Curie point 3. The distance-between a seimnologieel-reoertlieg station and the. place an earthquake occurs is determined from the: matriculation of earthquake magnitude h intensityr oftheeuthqoeke .differenee m the recordedarrival times-ofP end S wavesa-tme station @Ienge: of the eeismic record 4. Which one of the following slatemrmts is true concerning primary (P) Waves? Particles in the were move in the same direction as the wave . They navel slower than S waves. e. They cannot be recorded on a seismograph. :1. They travel slowerthan sulfece waves. 5. The instrument that records earthquake events is celled: @ a eeismograph e an epigraph 6. Slow continue] movement that occurs along some fault zones is referrer! to as: Q) eeisnfic creep it slip c. stiek~slip d. strike-slip ...
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