ConcepTest: ConcepTest: EQ and Convergent Boundary Sketch2
The figure below was drawn by a student to show the relationship between earthquake epicenters (filled circles) and a convergent plate boundary (red line). The figure represents a boundary between an oceanic plate and a continental plate. The oceanic plate was moving from east to west (right to left). The size of the filled circle indicates the earthquake magnitude. What would be the best advice you could give to the student to improve the figure? This figure would best be improved ifa. the figure was redrawn to replace some of the small magnitude earthquakes and with medium and large magnitude earthquakes.
b. the figure was redrawn to replace some of the medium magnitude earthquakes and with small and large magnitude earthquakes.
c. the figure was redrawn to replace some of the large magnitude earthquakes and with small and medium magnitude earthquakes.
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