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The point at which the shock originates is called


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The point at which the shock originates is called

Options

A) focus

B) vent

C) caldera

D) crater

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

A is correct; the point at which the originates is called the origin or focus and the point on the earth’s surface directly above the focus or where the shock waves first hit the surface is known as epicenter.

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  • A is correct; the point at which the originates is called the origin or focus and the point on the earth’s surface directly above the focus or where the shock waves first hit the surface is known as epicenter.

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