Study guide for earthquake

1. Earthquake; terminology, and location of focus, epicenter on a fault; definition, Elastic rebound theory. Explain the steps!!!!!!

2. Seismic waves. Body waves, P,S waves, definition, and their explanation; surface waves

3.Seismograph, seismogram, locating earthquakes.

4. Be sure, to know the depth of earthquake, and what kind of plate boundary do they relate to?

5. Intensity scale. Be able to define if it is objective or subjective? Explain!!!

6. Richter scale. How is it different from intensity scale? Is this objective or subjective?

7. Ground Motion

8.Fires after earthquakes (examples)

9. Landslides after earthquakes (examples)


11. Tsunamis (examples)

12. Prediction of earthquakes.