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Wayne Beck Homework Questions Unit 4- GLG120ONLN 1. Along which type of boundary do the most strong earthquakes occur?
2. Why might the boundary along the coast of California produce weak earthquakes?
3. Notice that divergent boundaries appear to have the fewest earthquakes. One explanation is that these boundaries produce fewer earthquakes. What might be another explanation?
4. Where are the earthquakes located relative to the plate boundary?
5. What does the location of earthquakes indicate about the movement of plates at this boundary?
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