Earthquake Printable Crossword

by Barbara J. FeldmanChallenge your knowledge of earthquakes in this printable crossword.

Earthquake Printable Crossword


1. A shaking or trembling of the earth that is volcanic or tectonic in origin
5. Outermost layer of the earth
6. Fracture where blocks of crust on either side move
8. An instrument that records the earth’s vibrations
10. A sudden event bringing great destruction
11. Energy that travels through the earth


2. Large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption
3. An earthquake that happens after the main earthquake
4. Location of 1994 earthquake that measured 6.7 on the Richter scale and killed 57 people
7. Harm resulting from injury to person or property
8. Concerning an earthquake or earth vibration
9. Scale used to measure the magnitude of an earthquake

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Earthquake Crossword Answer Key

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