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Nature of Earthquakes No laughing matter
Tension <ul><li>Tension is the stretching of rock </li></ul><ul><li>In other words rock is being pulled apart </li></ul>
Compression <ul><li>Compression pushes rock together </li></ul><ul><li>in a more better way of understanding think of pres...
Shearing <ul><li>Shearing causes masses to slip  </li></ul><ul><li>so think of the Earth’s crust slipping and imagine the ...
Fault <ul><li>In a normal fault ,the hanging wall slips down  </li></ul><ul><li>Click  here  to see video </li></ul>
Reverse Fault <ul><li>In a reverse hanging wall moves up </li></ul><ul><li>click here to see reverse fault </li></ul>
Strike- slip fault <ul><li>Rock on either side of a strike- slip fault slips pass each other </li></ul>
Anticlines <ul><li>Which arch upward </li></ul>
Synclines <ul><li>Synclines which dip downward </li></ul>
Plateau <ul><li>A plateau is s large area of flat elevated land </li></ul>
Stress <ul><li>Stress force pushes, pulls, and twists the rock in the Earth’s </li></ul>
Authors <ul><li>By Anthony Woodlief and Kentrell French </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Nature of Earthquakes No laughing matter
  2. 2. Tension <ul><li>Tension is the stretching of rock </li></ul><ul><li>In other words rock is being pulled apart </li></ul>
  3. 3. Compression <ul><li>Compression pushes rock together </li></ul><ul><li>in a more better way of understanding think of pressing two pieces of biscuits together hard </li></ul>
  4. 4. Shearing <ul><li>Shearing causes masses to slip </li></ul><ul><li>so think of the Earth’s crust slipping and imagine the seismic wave </li></ul><ul><li>To inform you there are two or more waves </li></ul><ul><li>p and s </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fault <ul><li>In a normal fault ,the hanging wall slips down </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to see video </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reverse Fault <ul><li>In a reverse hanging wall moves up </li></ul><ul><li>click here to see reverse fault </li></ul>
  7. 7. Strike- slip fault <ul><li>Rock on either side of a strike- slip fault slips pass each other </li></ul>
  8. 8. Anticlines <ul><li>Which arch upward </li></ul>
  9. 9. Synclines <ul><li>Synclines which dip downward </li></ul>
  10. 10. Plateau <ul><li>A plateau is s large area of flat elevated land </li></ul>
  11. 11. Stress <ul><li>Stress force pushes, pulls, and twists the rock in the Earth’s </li></ul>
  12. 12. Authors <ul><li>By Anthony Woodlief and Kentrell French </li></ul>
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