Mapping Plate Boundaries with Earthquakes

Mapping Plate Boundaries with Earthquakes Questions:

Write your answers in complete sentences.

  1. Earthquakes occur on faults. Why would we use earthquakes to find plate boundaries?
  2. When locating plate boundaries using earthquake locations, what geologic reason was there for the lists of earthquakes to be broken up into smaller lists? Why not just one huge list?
  3. What is the relationship between the plates whose boundaries you identified with earthquake locations and the drifting continents of Pangaea?