GEOG150 CH2 (earthquakes)

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GEOG150 CH2 (earthquakes)
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GEOG150 chapter 2 - earthquakes
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  1. What was the date of the Fort Tejon earthquake?
    January 9, 1857
  2. What was the name of the fault associated with the Fort Tejon earthquake?
    San Andreas Fault
  3. What was the magnitude of the Fort Tejon earthquake?
    8.7
  4. What was the date for the 1906 San Francisco earthquake?
    April 18, 1906
  5. What was the name of the fault associated with the 1906 San Francisco earthquake?
    San Andreas Fault
  6. What was the magnitude of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake?
    7.8
  7. In the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, (1)__% of damage was caused by (2)____ that was triggered by ruptured (3)___ mains.
    • 1. 90
    • 2. fire
    • 3. gas
  8. How long did the ground shaking last during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake?
    One minutes
  9. What is the date for the Loma Prieta earthquake?
    October 18, 1989
  10. What is the name of the fault that is associated with the Loma Prieta earthquake?
    San Andreas Fault
  11. What was the magnitude of the Loma Prieta earthquake?
    6.9
  12. What was the date for the Northridge earthquake?
    January 17, 1994
  13. What is the name of the fault associated with the Northridge earthquake?
    it was a blind thrust fault
  14. What was the magnitude of the Northridge earthquake?
    6.7
  15. Where did the epicenter of the earthquake dated on January 17, 1994 happen? What was the name of the earthquake?
    • San Fernando Valley
    • Northridge
  16. Where did the epicenter of the earthquake dated on October 18, 1989 happen? What was the name of the earthquake?
    • Santa Cruz Mountain
    • Loma Prieta
  17. Where did the epicenter of the earthquake dated on January 9, 1857 happen? What was the name of the earthquake?
    Near Fort Tejon
  18. Where did the epicenter of the earthquake dated on April 18, 1906 happen? What was the name of the earthquake?
    • San Francisco
    • 1906 San Francisco earthquake
  19. What was the date of the Hayward earthquake?
    October 21, 1868
  20. What was the name of the earthquake and it's epicenter that is dated on October 21, 1868?
    • Hayward Earthquake
    • Hayward, California
  21. What was the magnitude of the Hayward earthquake?
    6.8 - 7.0
  22. What was the name of the earthquake and fault associated with that earthquake that occurred on October 21, 1868?
    • The Hayward Fault.
    • Hayward earthquake

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