Plate Tectonics

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Causes the movement of the asthenosphere
Smallest volcanoes made of explosive, pyroclastic material
Scale that measures the intensity of an earthquake
Layer of Earth that makes up the tectonic plates
Theory that explains the causes of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
Ridge push is happening at this boundary
Came up with the theory of contiental drift
Strongest earthquakes occur at what boundary
Which it more dense, oceanic plate or continental plate
This method is used to find the epicenter of an earthquake
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Scale that measures the intensity of a volcanic eruption
largest of the volcanoes formed from lava flows
This ocean is currently getting larger
Layer of Earth that is putty like and moves about 6 cm/year
Slab pull is happening at this boundary
Ring of Fire is located around this plate
Igneous rock that forms when lava flows into ocean
Area of the US that has the most earthquakes
Weakest earthquakes occur at what boundary
Boundary where two tectonic plates slide past each other

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