Which earthquake wave cannot travel through a liquid?

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Date created: Sat, Sep 18, 2021 1:04 PM
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S-waves cannot travel through liquids. When they reach the surface they cause horizontal shaking. Liquids don't have any shear strength and so a shear wave cannot propagate through a liquid. Think of a solid material, like a rock.

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