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Posts tagged Richter Scale

September 20, 2017


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Earthquake Explainer

In the United States, Alaska has the highest number of earthquakes on average.

August 23, 2011


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The Most Powerful Earthquakes… Ever!

Earthquakes are measured using the Richter Scale, which gives scientists an idea of the size of the seismic wave or ground shaking that happens.

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