Covers the instruments scientists use to measure earthquake magnitude.
Practice Measuring Earthquake Magnitude questions
Reviews the instruments scientists use to measure earthquake magnitude.
Summarize the main idea of a reading, create visual aids, and come up with new questions using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
Large subduction zone earthquakes are likely to cause dangerous tsunami.
Earthquake magnitude is measured on a logarithmic scale so each whole number releases 33 times more energy than the number below it.
Watch as an engineer installs a seismometer and explains his role in a project to deploy 450 seismometers across the country.