People studying earthquakes are called:
How can we prepare for eathquake?
Earthquakes are measured on
Earthquakes, until recently, have been measured on the Richter scale. The Richter scale measures the magnitude of an earthquake (how powerful it is). It is measured using a machine called a seismometer which produces a seismograph.
On which date earthquake came in Kutch, Gujrat?
The earthquake which struck India's western State of Gujarat at 08:46 local time on 26 January 2001 - India's Republic Day holiday - measured 6.9 on the Richter scale and lasted about 110 seconds. It was the most powerful earthquake to strike India in half a century.
Which one of the following statements is correct about wind?
Wind is air in motion. It is produced by the uneven heating of the earth's surface by the sun. Since the earth's surface is made of various land and water formations, it absorbs the sun's radiation unevenly. Two factors are necessary to specify wind: speed and direction.
How do we know its an eathquake?
The liquid which comes out of a volcano is called:
When hot, liquid rock (magma) erupts from a volcano onto Earth's surface it is called lava.
Which of these used to measure an earthquake?
The reading above___ on Richter scale can cause severe damage.
Where did most of the people stay after the earthquake?