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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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What is the relationship between the focus and the epicenter of an earthquake?

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The relationship between the focus and the epicenter of an earthquake.

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Earthquakes are the movements of the ground that are caused due to the sudden release of the energy by the displacement along the faults. This energy travels in the form of seismic waves. The location in the subsurface where the rock displacement initiates and the earthquake originates is known as focus...

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