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ConcepTest: Earthquakes and Plate Boundaries part of Examples
Use the map of plate boundaries below to predict which land mass experiences the fewest earthquakes per year. a) India b) Australia c) South America d) Asia
ConcepTest: Seismic Waves #1 part of Examples
Examine the diagram below that shows a cut-away view of a section of Earth's crust containing a fault. Answer the question below assuming that an earthquake originated at the focus shown on the fault surface. ...
ConcepTest: EQ Distribution, North America part of Examples
Which of the maps below best represents the distribution of magnitude 6 or greater earthquakes in North America within a decade? a. b. c. d.
ConcepTest: EQ Intensity and Distance part of Examples
Following a shallow earthquake, twenty residents located througout the affected region were surveyed to guage the level of destruction. Their observations were quantified using the Modified Mercalli scale. Which of ...
ConcepTest: EQs at Divergent Boundaries part of Examples
The figures below show the location of a plate boundary (red line) and the distribution of earthquake epicenters (filled black circles). The size of the filled circle indicates the earthquake magnitude. Given the ...
ConcepTest: Global Earthquake Distribution part of Examples
Which of the maps below is the best representation of the distribution of earthquakes of magnitude 7 or larger? a. b. c. d.
ConcepTest: P and S Waves part of Examples
Examine the seismogram below that shows a 26-minute long record of the seismic waves from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake as it was received by a seismograph station in Germany, over 14,000 km away. Approximately ...
ConcepTest: EQ Distribution, South America part of Examples
Which of the maps below best represents the distribution of magnitude 6 or greater earthquakes in South America within a decade? a. b. c. d.
ConcepTest: EQ Locations in North America part of Examples
Which of the locations on the map of North America below is most likely to experience a magnitude 6 or greater earthquake? a. b. c. d.
ConcepTest: EQ Occurrence in South America part of Examples
Earthquakes occur most frequently in South America at location ___. a. b. c. d.