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Internet Exercises Read through the text of this site as a review of plate tectonics. Select "Next Lecture: Seismic Waves." Read through this material and check the velocities at which the P and S seismic waves travel. Based on the graph given, calculate the velocity of the P and S waves leaving an earthquake in California (pick a site along the San Andreas Fault) and arriving in a location of your choice.
Take the four-question "Earthquake Quiz" to get a better understanding of seismic events.