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  • Created by: Ellie
  • Created on: 31-05-13 17:59


occur at all 3 plate margins

  • caused by tension that builds up at plate boundries.
  • Destructive: tension builds up when one plate gets stuck moving under the other.
  • Constructive: tension builds up as plates move apart
  • Conservative: tention builds up when plates get stuck when sliding past each other.
  • plates eventually jerk past  each other, sending out shock waves. these are the earthquakes.
  • shock waves spread out…


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