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Posted by Einstein on Friday, December 14, 2007 at 5:50pm.

The velocity of the transverse waves produced by an earthquake is 7.2 km/s, while that of the longitudinal waves is 4.2 km/s. A seismograph records the arrival of the transverse waves 68 s before that of the longitudinal waves. How far away was the earthquake?

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