You are on page 1of 1

Name:

Complete the crossword below


1
2

7
8

10

11

12

13

14

15

Created on TheTeachersCorner.net Crossword Maker

Across
2. A number that characterizes the relative size of an
earthquake
4. The number of times something happens in a
certain period of time
5. Outermost major layer of the earth
8. Follow the largest shock of an earthquake sequence
10. Relatively smaller earthquakes that precede the
largest earthquake in a series
11. An elastic wave generated by an impulse such as
an earthquake or an explosion
12. A mathematical device to compare the size of
earthquakes
14. The point within the earth where an earthquake
rupture starts
15. An instrument used to detect and record
earthquakes

Down
1. The largest earthquake in a sequence
3. The innermost part of the earth
6. Rock-deforming processes and resulting structures
that occur over large sections of the lithosphere.
7. Large, thin, relatively rigid plates that move relative
to one another on the outer surface of the Earth.
9. The point on the earth's surface vertically above the
hypocenter
13. A sea wave of local or distant origin that results
from large-scale seafloor displacements associated
with large earthquakes