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natural disasters

Natural disasters

Najee Ali

on 28 May 2010

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Transcript of natural disasters

A.K.A tremblors Causes The aftermath earthquakes are somtimes unpredictable and may also kill
by the thousands earthquakes are measured on a rictor scale
much like this eartquakes are very destructive
hati death toll reached over 200,00 Chile
1960 May 22 19:11:14 UTC
Magnitude 9.5
The Largest Earthquake in the World. thanks for watching see ya why is she smiling when
her ouse got destroyed.,. Facts Some 80 percent of all the planet's earthquakes occur along the rim of the Pacific Ocean, called the "Ring of Fire" because of the preponderance of volcanic activity there as well. immense stress can build up between plates. When this stress is released quickly, it sends massive vibrations, called seismic waves

Scientists assign a magnitude rating to earthquakes based on the strength and duration of their seismic waves. A quake measuring 3 to 5 is considered minor or light; 5 to 7 is moderate to strong; 7 to 8 is major; and 8 or more is great.

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