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What is seismic waves? Or, Definition of seismic waves?
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  • The place where the seismic waves originate beneath the earth's surface is called the focus of the earthquake.
  • The epicenter is that point on the ground surface which is closest to the focus.
  • Seismic waves are recorded on the seismograph. Seismic waves are mainly of three types :
  1. Primary waves
  2. Secondary waves and
  3. Surface or Long waves.
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