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Part C: Concept Map Subduction: A process that takes place at convergent boundaries by which one tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate. Energy Absorbed Energy: energy (in the form of stored elastic strain) builds up along a subduction zone fault, to be released during an earthquake. Larger amount of Energy Released energy Released Tremor (Earthquake): More energy turns Megaquake: a very The result of a sudden powerful earthquake, release of energy in earthquake into megaquake. generally with a Richter the Earth's crust that scale value exceeding 7. creates seismic waves. Recurrence interval: An estimate of the interval of time between events like earthquakes. A statistical measurement showing the average recurrence interval over an extended period of time. More Tremor’s and Megaquakes.Part B: Summary of Articles a) Questions Megathrust Earthquake Episodic Tremor and Slip 1. Where is the energy  The energy is released  The boundaries of released? between two tectonic tectonic plates are
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