Triangulation to Locate an Earthquake

map of U.S. with dots and circles

Detailed Description

Triangulation can be used to locate an earthquake. The seismometers are shown as green dots. The calculated distance from each seismometer to the earthquake is shown as a circle. The location where all the circles intersect is the location of the earthquake epicenter.

Details

Image Dimensions: 709 x 415

Location Taken: US