Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries

Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries

Shallow- to deep-focus earthquakes occur at subduction zones and along the subducting plate.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What are some examples of convergent plate boundaries and why earthquakes occur there?
STANDARDS:
MS-ESS2-2 - Geoscience Processes & Earth’s Surface , MS-ESS3-2 - Natural Hazards

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3
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