2 BellworkAnswer Bank(1 will be used twice)31Richter scaleMercalli ScaleSmallFaultearthquake1. The ______ ______ is a measure of the actual energy released from an earthquake2. The ________ intensity scale is a way of measuring earthquakes based on eyewitness and damage reports.3.The point or location directly above an earthquake’s focus is called the ________4. _____ waves are the fastest and are recorded first.5. _____ waves are slower than p-wave and are recorded second.6. An earthquake with a Richter magnitude of 6.0 releases ________ times more energy than a 5.0 earthquake
3 BellworkAnswer Bank(1 will be used twice)Richter scaleMercalli ScaleSmallfelt62San AndreasWhat is the name of the fault we have here in California where major earthquakes are produced?2. The ______ ______ is a measure of the actual energy released from an earthquake3. Earthquakes with magnitudes________ usually are not _______.4. Earthquakes with magnitude _______ can cause severe damage.
4 Bellwork1.The_____ is the point in the earth’s interior where earthquake energy is released.2.The _______ is the point or location directly above an earthquake’s focus.3.The three types of seismic waves are_____, _____, and _____.4.______ waves are always recorded first and ______ are always recorded second.5. What do we call the time delay between the P and S wave?6. Please Drawand label:
5 BellworkStation ____ is located farther from the epicenter because it has a _____ S-P time delay.Station is _____ is located closer to the epicenter because it has a ______ S-P time delay interval3) The Mercalli and Richter scales can both be used to measure earthquake ________.4) An earthquake with a Richter magnitude of 5.0 releases _____ times more energy than a 7.0 earthquake.Answer Bank62liquidAS-wavesmagnitudeBshorterfarther
6 BellworkAnswer Bank14 minutes11 minutes10 minutes7 minutes21 minutes22 minutes1. About how long did it take for the first P-waves to reach station A?2. About how long did it take for the first S-waves to reach station A?3. About how long did it take for the first P-waves to reach station B?4. About how long did it take for the first S-waves to reach station B?
7 BellworkThe radius of each circle represents the______ to the epicenterSeismic station ___ feels and records the earthquake first.Seismic station ___ feels and records the earthquake second.Seismic station ____ is 1200 km away from the epicenter
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