How many types of earthquake waves?
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There are two types of earthquake waves: primary (P) waves and secondary (S) waves. P waves are also known as compressional or pressure waves, and they travel the fastest through Earth’s interior. S waves are also called shear or transverse waves, and they move at a slower speed than P waves.