NAME: SECTION: Learning Task 1: Read the article found on the next page about the earthquake that happened in Luzon last 1990. Answer the questions briefly. Write your answers in your answer sheet. Guide Questions: 1. Where is the epicenter of the earthquake? 2. How many individuals are affected by the earthquakes? 3. Discuss how devastating a 7.7- magnitude earthquake is. 4. When an earthquake occurs, where would shaking be greater? Near the epicenter or away from the epicenter? 5. Where would damage be more? Near the epicenter or away from the epicenter? 6. Where would the intensity be higher? Near to the epicenter or away from the epicenter?
Write your answers for the Guide Questions here: 1. 2. 3. 4.. 5. 6. Learning Task 2: Match the Richter magnitude indicated in column A with the earthquake effect found in column B. Write your answer on the space provided. Answer Column A Column B 1. Magnitude 7 A. Lead to a lot of damage 2. Magnitude 5 B. Widespread destruction 3. Magnitude 2 C. Felt little by people 4. Magnitude 4 D. Felt by most people 5. Magnitude 8 up E. Caused severe damage 6. Magnitude 6 F. May not be felt 7. Magnitude 3 G. Furniture moves
Learning Task 3: Read each question carefully. Choose the letter of the correct answer. Write your answers in your answer sheet. 1. What point along the fault where movements first occur? A. Epicenter B. Focus C. Intensity D. Magnitude 2. What point on the earth’s surface is directly above the focus? A. Epicenter B. Fault C. Intensity D. Magnitude 3. Which agency of the government in the Philippines is monitoring the movement of the earth crust? A. DENR B. DOST C. PAGASA D. PHIVOLCS 4. It is a sudden movement of the earth's crust caused by the release of stress accumulated along geologic faults or by volcanic activity: A. Earthquake B. Flood C. Typhoon D. Tsunami 5. What does the illustration below show? A. Epicenter B. Fault C. Focus D. Magnitude
Learning Task 4 List down three (3) things to do before, during and after an earthquake. Do this in your answer sheet. Before an Earthquake 1. 2. 3. During an Earthquake 1. 2. 3. After an Earthquake 1. 2. 3.