How to Measure an Earthquake
Q. The intensity of an earthquake is expressed using the
Q. Seismic waves can be recorded using a
What is the name of the scale used to quantify the size of an earthquake?
Q. A seismograph is a graph which records an earthquake.
Q. Identify the modern equipment which predict earthquakes.
- Creep meter
- Geiger counter
- Strain meter
- Pressure gauge
- Tide gauge
Q. What is measured on the Richter scale?
Q. Which one of the following is most prone to earthquakes?
- Coastal plains
- Old shields
- Young folded mountains
Q. The point from where earthquake originates is called ____________.
Q. The area associated with the greatest frequency of earthquakes is ____________________.
- Eastern coastal areas of Asia
- Northern coastal areas of Europe
- West coast of North and South America
- Western coastal areas of Africa