What Are Seismic Waves?

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Seismic waves are energy waves that move through from underground to the surface. They can be caused by large pieces of rock breaking apart that are located deep under the ground. You can find more information here: http://www.geo.mtu.edu/UPSeis/waves.html
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S waves. : tranverse and they can only travel through solids. P waves: longitudinal and they can only travel through solids and liquids.
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A seismic surface wave is a packet of elastic strain energy which travels away from a
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Seismic waves are waves of energy caused by sudden breaking of rock within the earth or an explosion.
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S-waves (or Secondary waves) and Love waves are both transverse seismic waves.
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