Earthquake Magnitude Scales
How Might a 5.8 Magnitude Quake Rate on the Mercalli Scale in Japan
Q: How might a 5.8 magnitude quake rate on the Mercalli scale in Japan?
How might a 5.8 magnitude quake rate on the Mercalli scale in Japan?
Japan has lots of very large earthquakes so on a qualitative scale like Mercalli they might rate it lower than in other areas where a small earthquake is a much bigger deal.
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