The URL for the iSeismicWaves page is:


iSeismicWaves is a shortened version of Seismic Wave Demonstrations and Animations



Also see Seismic Waves and the Slinky: A Guide for Teachers (


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Bolt, B.A., Earthquakes, (5th edition; similar diagrams are included in earlier editions of Earthquakes), W.H. Freeman & Company, New York, 378 pp., 2004.


Earthquake, NOVA series videotape, 58 minutes, available from 800-255-9424;, 1990.


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National Research Council, National Science Education Standards, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 262 pp.,, 1996.


Shearer, P. M., Introduction to Seismology, 2nd Ed., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 396 pp, 2009.