5 Facts About Earthquakes
Facts about earthquakes.
- The state of Alaska is the most earthquake prone zone in the world
- Earthquakes occur on the moon.
- The worlds deadliest earthquake was in central China in 1556, killing around 830,000 people in all.
- On the Richter scale, 1.0 is equivalent to a construction site blast. While 5.0 is equivalent to the atomic bomb. The Indian Ocean earthquake in 2004 stood at 9.3
- In the United States between 1975 – 1995, there were only four states without earthquakes, Florida, Iowa, North Dakota, Wisconsin.
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