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What type of waves are Earthquakes?

  • Geology -

    I Googled earthquake waves and found several sites -- all with the same answer. This seems to be the best with the clearest explanation.

    http://www.geo.mtu.edu/UPSeis/waves.html

  • Geology -

    Well, I think i need to be a bit more clear my options are limited to torsional, longitudinal, and transverse

  • Geology -

    never mind, I got it. Seismic waves are transversal.

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