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6: Earthquakes

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    After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

    • Determine how to locate the epicenter of an earthquake.
    • Determine liquefaction vulnerability of a community.
    • Identify how different geologic materials behave during an earthquake, and the resulting impact on structures.
    • Identify earthquake hazard potential of the Bay Area

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