Check sibling questions

Name the scale on which the destructive energy of an earthquake is measured. An earthquake measures 3 on this scale. Would it be recorded by a seismograph? Is it likely to cause much damage?

 

Answer

Earthquake is measured on the Richter scale.

The reading of magnitude 3 on the richter scale would be recorded by a seismograph.

It won't cause much destruction since an earthquake of magnitude less than 5 is not likely to cause much destruction.

Are ads bothering you?

CA Maninder Singh's photo - Expert in Practical Accounts, Taxation and Efiling

Made by

CA Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo