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

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