Lines of sight and level are distorted. Damage negligible in buildings of good design and construction; slight to moderate in well-built ordinary structures; considerable damage in poorly built or badly designed structures; some chimneys broken.
Fall of chimneys, factory stacks, columns, monuments, walls. Other buildings are badly damaged. Scholastic News Online Scholastic News Online is a free resource with breaking news and highlights from the print magazine. You can't feel them. Sensation like heavy truck striking building.
There are about 500 of these around the globe every year. Unstable objects overturned.
A link has been sent to your friend's email address. They continue to safely operate.
I'm so glad Twitter exists so I could confirm that we just had an earthquake and it wasn't me just losing my mind here in suburban Atlanta earthquake. Small ponds ripple.
Residents in Tennessee and Georgia got a big surprise Wednesday morning: I'm so glad Twitter exists so I could confirm that we just had an earthquake and it wasn't me just losing my mind here in suburban Atlanta earthquake — Rachel Rothstein rachroth1229 December 12, 2018.
These temblors cause widespread death and damage and can destroy whole communities near the epicenter.
The strongest was a M4. Many people do not recognize it as an earthquake. Follow Brett Molina on Twitter: These quakes - 2.
ET Dec. Damage slight in specially designed structures; considerable damage in ordinary substantial buildings with partial collapse. The MMS is similar to an older, well-known earthquake measurement scale called the Richter scale. Deadliest Earthquakes. The second factor is the area of the fault surface that is actually broken by the earthquake.
Scientists known as seismologists use the MMS to determine the magnitude strength of an earthquake. Damage slight. Damage total.
The ground cracks.