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Geol 1122k - Introductory Geosciences Ii
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Earthquakes can occur anywhere however the Atlantic ocean is known for its few earthquakes as the plate boundary is in the middle of the ocean no because earthquakes can occur anywhere on a plate boundary no earthquakes can occur anywhere The Antarctic plate is an example Earthquakes occur do to plate tectonics more specifically when a rock breaks along a fault Student 1 is correct She provides the right answer for this question problem with the addition that fault zones are commonly associated to plate boundaries According to Hidalgo no because on the east coast there are no earthquakes occuring no becuase point A is in Canada where it is cold and point B is in California where it is warm Because of plate tectonics Parts of North America is located on a plate boundary and other parts are not solid building codes away from population distance Poor building codes and in close proximity Student one becuase the population matters in determing the intensity of an earthquake If no one is around there is no infracture or things to destroy Becuase of infracture being built on soft sediments Becuase of population convergent reversed divergent normal Student 1 because tsunamis are formed by plates moving up and down transform Becuase the stress is being built up upon the plate Ocean water becomes displaced causing a tsunami


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