How fast do earthquakes travel?



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    Well, it depends on the type of wave, as there are several, and how deep the earthquake is. Deeper ones will travel faster, and the fastest waves, the P waves, usually travel between ~1 and ~14km/sec. There’s a whole bunch of mathematical jargon and details in the linked site, and it’s pretty interesting, so check it out. 

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