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Locating an earthquake with recent seismic data

Objective

By the end of this activity, the student will be able to:
1. Identify P and S waves on seismograms,
2. Determine the distance of an epicenter from a seismic station using travel time curves,
3. Locate the epicenter of an earthquake by triangulation, and
4. Calculate the time of origin of an earthquake based on seismic data

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