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Can you name the Earthquake vocab?

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Quake hintsVocab Word
stress pushing rocks in opposite directions
first seismic waves to leave a quake
fault where hanging wall slides down
the origin spot of a quake
stress pushing rocks apart
break in a rock layer
the rock layer below the fault line
spot on Earth's surface where quake begins
fault where hanging gets pushed upward
most destructive seismic waves
stress pushing rock layers together
Quake hintsVocab Word
upward fold creating a hill
downward fold creating a valley
seismic waves that travel through solids & liquids
seismic waves that only travel through solids
slower, wave-like seismic waves
fault where rock layers slide past each other in opposite directions
the rock layer above the fault line
San Andreas fault is this type of fault
tool that measures quake energy
tool that tracks seismic waves

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