Exploring the Earth Using Seismology (PDF)

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Depth of San Andreas fault after 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

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Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)

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Earthquakes create seismic waves that travel through the Earth. By analyzing these seismic waves, seismologists can explore the Earth's deep interior.

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