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  1. •Point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
  2. •Narrow zone of earthquakes of descending depth along a subducting plate
  3. •Sudden release of progressively energy stored in the rocks
    •Rocks progressively strained
    •Energy stored in the rock exceeds the breaking strength of the rock
  4. •Also known as S-Waves
    •1st motion in the dip of a seismic wave is "down"
  5. •3
  6. •Ocean trenches
  7. •Shallow Focus
  8. •Well-known earthquake the professor survived in So. Cali.
  9. •Trembling or shaking of the ground caused by the sudden release of energy stored in the rocks beneath the surface of the earth
  10. •Point on the earth's surface directly above the focus
  11. •Earthquakes along a subduction zone
  12. •Magnitude of an earthquake
  13. •Also known as P-Waves
    •1st motion in the peak of a seismic wave is "up"
  14. •Measures the energy released during the earthquake
  15. • P & S Waves
  16. •P-Waves
  17. • Seismic wave that is considered to be the most destructive
  18. •The point within the Earth where seismic wave originates
    •Point of initial breakage of the rock or movement along fault
    •Usually below the Earth's surface