Level 6 Level 8
Level 7

Earthquakes


9 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
Liquefaction
the conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid
Lithology
The study of the general physical characteristics of rocks
Lithosphere
The crust and upper mantle of the earth
Magnitude
size or extent of the earthquake
Main shock
the largest earthquake in a sequence
After shock
Smaller earthquakes after a tectonic hazard
Fore shock
- relatively smaller earthquakes that precede the largest earthquake in a series
Mantle
the part of the earth's interior between the metallic outer core and the crust
Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale
Scale commonly used in the United States