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WHAT IS ELASTIC LIMIT??


A POINT WHERE THE ROCKS BREAK WITH TOO MUCH FORCE.
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WHAT TYPE OF BOUNDARY DO REVERSE FAULTS OCCUR ALONG ??


CONVERGENT
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WHAT TYPE OF WAVE MOVES AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE DIRECTION OF THE WAVE ??


SECONDARY WAVES
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SCIENTISTS USE 3 SEISMIC STATIONS TO LOCATE WHAT??


EPICENTER
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SCIENTISTS HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DETERMINE THE STRUCTURE OF EARTHQUAKES INTERIOR BY NOTING THE CHANGE AND SPEED OF THE ??


P & S WAVES
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THIS INSTRUMENT DESCRIBES THE MAGNITUDE OF AN EARTHQUAKE ??


SEISMOGRAPH
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WHAT TYPE OF FAULT IS THE SAN ANDREAS FAULT ??


STRIKE SLIP
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WHICH WAVE CAUSES THE MOST DAMAGE ON THE SURFACE OF THE EARTHQUAKE??


SURFACE WAVES
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PRIMARY AND SECONDARY WAVES SLOW DOWN WHEN THEY HIT THE PLASTIC-LIKE PART OF THE MANTLE, WHICH PART IS IT??


ASTHENOSPHERE
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WHAT IS THE AREA BETWEEN 105---140 CALLED??


SHADOW ZONE
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WHAT ARE THE SLOWEST WAVES ??



SURFACE WAVES
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THE FARTHER APART PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND SURFACE WAVES ARE THE ________ THE EPICENTER IS??


FARTHER
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WHAT TYPE OF FORCE ARE NORMAL FAULTS CAUSED BY??


TENSION
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AT WHAT TYPE OF PLATE BOUNDARY DOES TENSION USUALLY OCCUR ??



DIVERGENT
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WHAT TYPE OF FORCE IS GENERATED AT CONVERGENT PLATE BOUNDARIES ??


COMPRESSION
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WHAT TYPE OF FAULT IS IT WHEN THE ROCKS ABOVE THE FAULT SURFACE ARE FORCED UP AND OVER THE ROCKS BELOW THE FAULT SURFACE??

REVERSE FAULTS
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WHAT TYPE OF FORCE OCCURS AT TRANSFORM FAULT BOUNDARY AND CAUSE STRIKE SLIP FAULTS??


SHEAR
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WHICH LAYERS ARE LISTED UNDER THE MANTLE??


OUTER AND INNER CORE
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BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN HOW SEISMOLOGIST LOCATE THE EPICENTER OF AN EARTHQUAKE??
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