Geology Part 4

Geology Part 4 - L Wave Epicenter Focus Seismograph Inertia...

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Geology Part 4 Reverse fault or thrust fault- Strike-slip fault- *Final Exam Tip: Stick figure on the diagram, it has to be normal or reverse, map-view means strike-slip fault. Elastic Energy- Elastic rebound theory- Seismic waves (earthquake waves)- Types of seismic waves: Body waves- P Waves- o Compressional Wave S Waves- o Shear wave
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Unformatted text preview: L Wave Epicenter Focus Seismograph Inertia Seismogram Earthquake magnitude Richter Scale >2: 600,000 per year 2-2.9: 300,000 per year 3-3.9: 49,000 per year 4-4.9: 6700 per year 5-5.9: 800 per year 6-6.9: 260 per year Major Earthquake 7-7.9: 18 per year Great Earthquakes >8: 1.4 per year...
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