Unformatted text preview: • When a fault ruptures, it releases the built-up energy in the form of seismic waves • P and S waves • Surface waves Surface waves- cause most of the samage during earthquakes Love waves- shake side to side Rayleigh waves- rolling motion 10^9/10^7 = ~100 times more shaking than Haiti 32^9/32^…. . ………...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course EAR 105 taught by Professor Ivany during the Spring '09 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '09