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Earthquake
the skaing of the earths crust, caused by sudden rock movement
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Volcano
Where lava erupts at the earths surface
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Plate
Earths hard outer part i sbroken up into big slabs called plates, which move around
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epicentre
the point on the earths surfce directly above the the focus
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Focus
the point in the earths surface where the earth quake originates
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Richetr scale
The measurment of an earthquakes power/magnitude
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Primary effects
immediate, direct impacts of earthqukaes e.g buildings collapse
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Secondary effects
The knock - on indirect impacts of earthquakes
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magnitude
the amount of energy an earthquake goves out
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Volcano

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Where lava erupts at the earths surface

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Plate

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Card 4

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epicentre

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Card 5

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Focus

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