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  • Earthquakes Are Awesome Mathias Vaughan Mrs. Smith 4th April 8, 2011
  • Basic Background Information
    • What is an earthquake?
    • An earthquake is a vibration which travels through the Earth’s crust.
    • How are earthquakes measured? Earthquakes are measured using a seismograph. They are usually measured in magnitude, but can be measured using the Marcelli Scale (which measures damage).
    • What does magnitude mean?
    • The size and/or amount of something.
    • How is magnitude measured? Magnitude used to be measured using the Richter Scale, but are now measured using the Moment Magnitude Scale.
  • Damage Caused by Earthquakes
    • Cracks in the ground
    • Objects breaking
    • Buildings are destroyed
    • Explosions and fires
  • Waves
    • What are earthquake waves called?
    • Seismic w aves
    • What two types of seismic waves are there?
    • They are called P waves and S waves
    • What two types of body waves are there?
    • Surfac e waves a nd seismic waves
  • Body Waves
    • How do P waves travel?
    • P wa ves trav el in all directions
    • How do S waves travel?
    • S wav es tra vel u p and dow n
    • Which move faster?
    • S wav es trav el faster
  • Elastic Rebound
    • Th eor y tha t states tha t earthquak  envisages gr adual de formation of the fault zone wi thout fau lt slippage until friction is overcome
    • It occu rs at a transfo rm bound ary
  • The Tohoku Earthquake
    • This quake occurred at :
    • 23:3 2
    • This quake occurred
    • At Honshu Jap an
    • The magnitude of this quake was
    • 7.9
  • Effects on the environment/earth
    • Cracks
    • Fir es
    • Nucle ar expo sure
  • Effects on the People of Japan
    • Exposure to r adiation
    • scar
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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?
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  • Tsunamis
    • What is a tsunami?
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    • How do tsunami waves appear at sea?
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    • How high can tsunami waves be?
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    • How fast can tsunami waves move?
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