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ConcepTest: Earthquake Hazards

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell, David Steer, Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn

Question:

If you lived in a city located 20 km from the epicenter of a magnitude 6.7 earthquake, which of the following would you be most likely to experience?

a) ground shaking
b) landslides
c) fault rupture
d) tsunami
e) liquefaction

Student Responses:

No data yet. The correct response is A.

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References and Notes:


Subject

Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Special Interest

Hazards

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Ready for Use

Ready to Use

Earth System Topics

Solid Earth:Earthquakes

Topics

Geophysics