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(3) Earthquakes are commonly caused by the brittle fracture of rock due to accumulatedtectonic stresses. There are other causes. Which of the following processes could notcause an earthquake?●The rapid alteration of atoms in a mineral in response to pressure changes in themantle (deep events)✓The lithi?cation of sediment●The violent, sudden eruption of a volcano●The impact of a larger meteorite●An underground nuclear bomb test(4)Earthquake prediction is not highly reliable, but geologists do know that…(5)Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding the 2010 Haiti earthquake?(6)Which statement is TRUE? Liquefaction..(7) The displacement of a fault is the distance between two features along it that a geologistbelieves were once located directly next to one another.✓True●False
Geologists look for unusual and unique rock formations or structures along the twoopposing sides of a fault to reliably estimate total (or cumulative) o뮎set