Plotting Epicenters

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Description: The data below shows the P- and S-wave arrival time difference determined from seismograms from three different cities, for three different earthquake events. Use your travel time curve to determine the distance to epicenter for each city/earthquake.

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Created by: Drew Patrick Added: 2005-09-01

Earth Science (Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics) Views: 8855

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