Earthquakes produce all three types of seismic waves: P waves, S waves, and surface waves.
An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the
sudden release of .... Most earthquakes form part of a sequence, related to each
other in terms of location and time. Mos...
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... An earthquake is the shaking of the earth caused by pieces of the crust of the ...
Apr 7, 2016 ... What causes earthquakes and where do they happen? ... the shaking part of the
seismograph and the motionless part is what is recorded.
The vibrating waves travel away from the focus of the earthquake in all directions.
The waves can be so powerful they will reach all parts of the Earth and cause it ...
First there are body waves, which are seismic waves that travel in the ground,
originating from the focus, or the starting point of the earthquake. Above the body
Earthquake shaking and damage is the result of three basic types of elastic ... not
spring back, hence S waves cannot propagate in the liquid parts of the earth, ...
Apr 21, 2015 ... When the rocks along the faults give in, an earthquake occurs. ... To understand
earthquakes better, you need to know the different parts of a ...
An earthquake is caused by a sudden slip on a fault, much like what happens
when you snap your ... Part of living with earthquakes is living with aftershocks.
Seismologists examine the parts of an earthquake, such as the slip of the fault
that causes it, what happens to the earth's surface during an earthquake, how the