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    • Earthquakes. Anthony Kroll Mrs. Smith 3rd Hour April 8, 2011
    • Basic Background Information
      • What is an earthquake?
      • A series of vibrations induced in the earth’s crust by the abrupt rupture.
      • How are earthquakes measured?
      • By a seismometer
      • What does magnitude mean?
      • Size; Extent; Dimensions.
      • How is magnitude measured?
      • The magnitude of most earthquakes is measured on the Richter Scale, invented by Charles F. Richter in 1934.
    • Damage Caused by Earthquakes
      • Type one type of damage here. Hanging objects start to swing and shake.
      • Type one type of damage here. Plates and objects start to shake and stat to fall down.
      • Type one type of damage here. Buildings start to break, and collapse.
      • Type one type of damage here. Cracks in the roads, everything is broken, people are injured, some people are died.
    • Waves
      • What are earthquake waves called?
      • Seismic Waves
      • What two types of seismic waves are there?
      • Type your answer here.
      • What two types of body waves are there?
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    • Body Waves
      • How do P waves travel?
      • Type your answer here.
      • How do S waves travel?
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      • Which move faster?
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    • Elastic Rebound
      • Replace these directions with your description of elastic rebound.
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      • In what type of plate boundary does elastic rebound occur?
    • The Tohoku Earthquake
      • This quake occurred at :
      • Type in time
      • This quake occurred
      • Type in the location
      • The magnitude of this quake was
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    • Effects on the environment/earth
      • Type one effect here
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    • Effects on the People of Japan
      • Type one effect here
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    • Effects on the Economy of Japan
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    • GPS Sensors
      • One interesting fact about this earthquake is that it moved several GPS sensors. This will require …(Type answer here)
      • How does elastic rebound explain this movement?
      • Type your answer here .
    • Tsunamis
      • What is a tsunami?
      • Type your answer here. You can erase the question.
      • How do tsunami waves appear at sea?
      • Type your answer here. You can erase the question.
      • How high can tsunami waves be?
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      • How fast can tsunami waves move?
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    • Websites Used
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