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  • 1. Jack Moore

2. Big and Significant Earthquakes Convergent Boundaries Divergent Boundaries 3. 4.

  • South American West Coast
  • Greece
  • Alaska
  • India
  • Japan
  • Southern Mexico
  • Indonesia (Philippines, New Guinea, and Sumatra)
  • Southern Japan
  • Caribbean
  • Mideastern

5.

  • Alaska w/ Aleutian Islands
  • Western South America (Mostly Chile)
  • Indonesia (Philippines, New Guinea, and Sumatra)
  • Japan
  • Himilayas (Especially Nepal)
  • Central America (Southern Mexico to Panama Canal)
  • Southern Europe (Around Greece)
  • Japan
  • San Francisco And L.A. Metropolitan Areas
  • New Zealand And To The Northeast Of It

6.

  • 1,500 Ton presses
  • QuakeSat created by Quakefinder
  • Interferometric-Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR)
  • Satellites equipped with Infrared Radiation

7.

  • Earthquakes cant be fully predicted right now but we can estimate when a new one will occur.For example,scientists think theres a 2%, 10%, or 50% chance of an earthquake occurring in the San Andres fault.But scientists think they will be able to predict earthquakes soon.

8.

  • Movement of the plates
  • Heat
  • Past Earthquakes
  • Type of boundary

9.

  • Almost every big earthquake has occurred on convergent boundaries.For example, the recent Japan earthquake was on a convergent boundary.A few of the small ones also occurred on transform boundaries.

10.

  • http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2003/11aug_earthquakes/
  • http://www.google.com/imghp
  • http://serc.carleton.edu/eet/earthquakes2/all_parts.html
  • http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0763403.html

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