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  1. Chapter 6 Earthquakes

  2. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 Recording Earthquakes Earthquake Damage $200 $200 $200 $200 $400 $400 $400 $400 $600 $600 $600 $600 $800 $800 $800 $800 $1000 $1000 $1000 $1000

  3. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 Recording Earthquakes Earthquake Damage $200 $200 $200 $200 $400 $400 $400 $400 $600 $600 $600 $600 $800 $800 $800 $800 $1000 $1000 $1000 $1000

  4. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $200 • The place where slippage first occurs is called an earthquake’s _______?

  5. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $400 • The Pacific Ring of Fire is an earthquake zone that forms a ring around what?

  6. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $600 • When friction prevents the rocks on either side of a fault from moving past each other, the fault is said to be ________?

  7. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $800 • What kind of earthquakes usually occur in areas in which one plate subducts under another?

  8. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $1000 • What percent of earthquakes have a shallow focus?

  9. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $200-Answer • focus

  10. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $400-Answer • The Pacific Ocean or Pacific Plate

  11. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $600-Answer • locked

  12. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $800-Answer • Deep-focus

  13. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics $1000-Answer • 90%

  14. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $200 • How far below the earth’s surface do intermediate-focus earthquakes occur?

  15. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $400 • Which type of earthquake usually occurs farther inland that other earthquakes?

  16. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $600 • Most earthquakes occur along or near the edges of the • ____ __________ ____?

  17. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $800 • Where did the most widely-felt series of earthquakes in the United States occur?

  18. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $1000 • What kind of wave generally causes the most damage during an earthquake?

  19. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $200-Answer • 70km to 300km

  20. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $400-Answer • Deep-focus

  21. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $600-Answer • Earth’s lithospheric plates

  22. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $800-Answer • Missouri

  23. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics 2 $1000-Answer • Surface waves

  24. Recording Earthquakes$200 • How many separate sensing devices make up a seismograph?

  25. Recording Earthquakes $400 • Which type of seismic waves travel the fastest?

  26. Recording Earthquakes $600 • S waves can only travel through what?

  27. Recording Earthquakes $800 • A major earthquake has a magnitude ____ __? Daily Double

  28. Recording Earthquakes $1000 • What is the minimum number of seismograph stations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?

  29. Recording Earthquakes $200-Answer • 3

  30. Recording Earthquakes $400-Answer • P waves

  31. Recording Earthquakes $600-Answer • Solid Rock

  32. Recording Earthquakes $800-Answer • Above 7

  33. Recording Earthquakes $1000-Answer • 3

  34. Earthquake Damage $200 • Where is a person safest during an earthquake?

  35. Earthquake Damage $400 • Where are the earthquakes and landslides that produce Tsunamis?

  36. Earthquake Damage $600 • What is a Tsunami?

  37. Earthquake Damage $800 • Other than earthquakes, what causes Tsunamis?

  38. Earthquake Damage $1000 • What do we call a region in which a fault is locked?

  39. Earthquake Damage $200-Answer • Open Field

  40. Earthquake Damage $400-Answer • On the ocean floor

  41. Earthquake Damage $600-Answer • A giant ocean wave

  42. Earthquake Damage $800-Answer • Underwater Landslides

  43. Earthquake Damage $1000-Answer • A seismic gap

  44. Final Jeopardy • Fault Zones

  45. Final Jeopardy • The San Andreas Fault zone has formed where the edge of the Pacific Plate is slipping in what direction and past what plate? You have 1 minute to consult…

  46. Final Jeopardy • The San Andreas Fault zone has formed where the edge of the Pacific Plate is slipping in what direction and past what plate? You have 30 seconds to consult…

  47. Final Jeopardy • The San Andreas Fault zone has formed where the edge of the Pacific Plate is slipping in what direction and past what plate? You have 15 seconds to consult…

  48. Final Jeopardy • The San Andreas Fault zone has formed where the edge of the Pacific Plate is slipping in what direction and past what plate? Time Is Up

  49. Final Jeopardy - Answer • North, along the North American Plate

  50. Jeopardy • Thank you for playing another fine round of America’s favorite question and answer game.