measures the intensity of earthquakes as experienced by humans and others. Not a measure of the physical forces, but of the impact on humans.
A measure of earthquake intensity determined from the effects on people and buildings, ranges from I (low) to XII (nearly total destruction).
a scale of earthquake intensity; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that destroys all buildings is a XII
a scale used to measure the destruction and severity of earthquakes.- N O - nomad - a member of a race or tribe that moves from one area to another hunting, food - gathering, or grazing their animals.
the classification system measuring earthquake intensity that is divided into twelve levels.
a measure of an earthquake's intensity, ranging from 1 to 12
A scale for rating the power of an earthquake.
a scale for measuring the magnitude of an earthquake, ranging from 1 to 12. [AHDOS