Earthquakes Keywords

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Seismic waves
When the energy that gets stored is released as waves which travel through the earth shaking everything.
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Focus
The point where the waves started.
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Epicentre
The point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus.
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Magnitude
The amount of energy an earthquake releases.
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Seismometer
A machine that measures earthquakes by recording the shaking as waves on a graph.
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Card 2

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The point where the waves started.

Back

Focus

Card 3

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The point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus.

Back

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Card 4

Front

The amount of energy an earthquake releases.

Back

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Card 5

Front

A machine that measures earthquakes by recording the shaking as waves on a graph.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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