It is a seismic wave that effects the surface of the land by causing it to rise and fall like waves in an ocean. Seismic waves can be broken down into a number of different types. Specifically, it is a Raleigh surface wave that behaves much like water waves since it moves the ground up and down as it travels. Seismic waves are produced in earthquakes.
Which type of wave affects the surface of the land by causing it to rise and fall like waves on an ocean?