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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536
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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Chapter 11, Problem 5QR
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What is the relationship between the focus and the epicenter of an earthquake?

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To determine

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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