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

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