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					Alright dude, I
 love quizzes




            I hate
           quizzes
1. What percentage of earthquakes occur along
    these yellow lines?
2. An earthquake magnitude of
   ___________ is considered strong




                  3. When one plate
                     dives below another
                     plate, it creates a
                     ___________ zone
• 4. Where is this
  fault located?




• 5. What type of
  plate boundary is
  this fault?
• Less than 10 percent of all earthquakes
  occur within plate interiors.



 6. Give a location in the
    United States where
    an earthquake has
    occurred within plate
    interiors.
7. Tornadoes have been responsible
   for causing earthquakes to
   occur. True or False


8. Which state has
  the most
  earthquakes?
                9. The point beneath
                   the Earth's surface
                   where the rocks break
                   and move is called the
                   ____________

10.Directly above this, on the Earth's surface,
  is the ______________
              11.    Earthquake waves
                     are known as
                     ___________________
              ____



12. The three types of waves are P- waves,
    S-waves and ___________

13. Which earthquake waves moves the
    fastest?
14. If the seismograph needle does not
       move left or right, what is the
       magnitude of the earthquake?
15. How many recording stations do I need data from
      in order to locate the epicenter of an
      earthquake?
Thank goodness I’m
 done, I don’t know
  how long much
longer I could hold
         up!!




                Me
              neither

				
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