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Sumatra Quake 2000

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  • 1. Sumatra Indonesia2000
    Clarissa B.Period 7
    November 4, 2009
    Nine years later.
  • 2. Definitions
    S-wave-is a seismic body wave that shakes the ground back and forth perpendicular to the direction the wave is moving.
    P-wave-is a seismic body wave that shakes the ground back and forth in the same and opposite direction the wave is moving.
    L-wave- seismic waves that travels along the surface or right below the surface.
  • 3. Definitions cont.
    Epicenter-is the point in the crust where a seismic rupture begins.
    Focus-is the point in the earth where an earthquake begins.
  • 4. Definitions cont.
    Mercalli Scale-is the scale to measure the intensity of an earthquake.
    Richter Scale-is the scale to measure an earthquakes magnitude.
  • 5. My Earthquake
    The Sumatra Earth quake
    Located in Sumatra Indonesia
    June 4, 2000 at 11:30 is when it struck.
  • 6. The magnitude of this earthquake was 7.9. This earthquake caused over 730 aftershocks. Starting as soon as 11 minuets after the original earthquake. It was caused by a strike-slip fault. Strike-slip faults are when vertical fractures have mostly moved forward. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/animations/animation.php
  • 7. This earthquake caused 103 deaths. Compared to other major earthquakes in 2000 it is relatively large. The largest one in 2000 was an 8.0 on the Richter scale.
  • 8. Google.com
    Infoplease.com
    Bing.com
    Wikipedia.com
    Earthquakemuseum.blogspot

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