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4.7: Earth's Tectonic Plates

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epicenter

epicenter

Point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of the earthquake.
plate

plate

Slab of Earth's lithosphere that can move around on the planet's surface.
seismometer

seismometer

Equipment that measures seismic waves and other ground motions.

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