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What is a tsunami?
What can S waves travel through?
'Point directly above focus at the surface of the earth' is a definition of what?
Give an example of a primary EQ hazard
How fast can tsunamis travel?
Which sort of wave vibrates in the same direction?
Are primary waves faster or slower than secondary waves?
What is used by a seismogram to determine the location of an EQ?
What can tsunamis be impacted by?
What scale measures the impact of EQs?
Give an example of a secondary EQ hazard
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'Point within earth where EQ rupture starts' is a definition of what?
How long can the wavelength of a tsunami be?
What sort of energy is suddenly released to cause earthquakes?
Define seismic waves
Which sort of wave moves at 90 degrees to the direction of travel?
What type of boundary do Tsunamis usually occur at?
What records seismic waves produced by an EQ?
Name two types of body wave
Name two types of surface wave
Name a factor that the impact of an EQ is dependent on
What sort of scale does the Richter scale use?

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