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Question: ___________ waves cause most of the damage to the built environment during an earthquake.

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  1.  body
  2.  primary
  3.  secondary
  4.  surface

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4. Surface

Surface waves cause most of the damage to the built environment during an earthquake.


Surface waves are responsible for the most of the damage to the built environment as they travel only near or at the surface of the earth.

They shakes the ground more compared to body waves.

Surface waves are of two types:
1. Love
2. Rayleigh

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