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seismic waves generally travel much shorter distances on the west coast then on the east coast becuse?
both horizontally and vertically
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User: fault is a fracture in the earths outer shell, on either side of which rock mass moves which way?

User: seismic waves generally travel much shorter distances on the west coast then on the east coast becuse?

Weegy: both horizontally and vertically
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1. Which of the following activities may be considered mitigation?
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c. Adoption of zoning.
d. Establishment of temporary housing.
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c. cost
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c. ICSSC recommendations.
d. Nuclear Regulatory Commission mandate.
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drafted Executive Order 12699 to mandate that a building should be designed to prevent:
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