Description: In this lab, you will use seismograms from three locations to determine the epicenter of an earthquake. You will use the P- and S-wave arrival time difference to determine distance to epicenter, then use a compass to record the distance radius measured.
Keywords: locating, epicenter, lab, seismograms, locations, determine, earthquake, wave, arrival, time, difference, distance, compass, record, radius, measured
Created by: Drew Patrick Added: 2005-09-01
Earth Science (Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics) Views: 6022
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