Chapter 8: Earthquakes Vocabulary

seismologyseismology
deformationdeformation
Elastic rebound
Seismic waveSeismic wave
P wave ( pressure wave/ primary wave)
S wave (shear wave/secondary wave)
earthquakeearthquake
seismologists
Tectonic platesTectonic plates
faultfault
Plastic deformation
Elastic deformation
Body waves
Surface waves
seismographseismograph
seismogramseismogram
epicenterepicenter
focus
S-P time method
Richter magnitude scale (Richter scale)Richter magnitude scale (Richter scale)
magnitude
intensity
Gap hypothesis
Seismic gaps
Earthquake hazardEarthquake hazard
retrofitting