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Kaveesha Gunarathne

on 16 November 2012

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Transcript of Earthquakes

Earthquakes Earthquakes are one of the worst natural disasters in the world Earthquakes usually happen near fault lines which is where the end of a tectonicplate is. 1665 people dead and $500 million US Dollars of damage caused and it caused an tsunami scientist even that it had shortened a day. Earthquakes are measured by magnitude and the way to measure the magnitude is to use a Richter scale. The Richter scale was invented by Charles F. Richter in 1934. The worst earthquake to be recorded on earth was the earthquake in Southern Chile in 29th May 1960 it was 9.5 magnitude. The hypoceter is where the energy is released from a tectonic plate. The epicenter is the place directaly above the hypocentre but in the surface. Create by Kaveesha Top 2 worst earthquakes ever happened in the world 1. The earthquake in Southern Chile.

2. The Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake Southern Chile Prince William Sound, Alaska The earthquake that was in Prince William Sound, Alaska in 1946 march 21st. It was a 9.2 magnitude Richter scale measuring. 128 people dead, it caused an tsunami, landslides, 31 million dollars in property loss
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