Earthquakes

Earthquakes are caused when two plates are ripped apart, bump into each other, or dragged together. Basically any interaction between two plates.Of course there are also small earthquakes that happen often and go unoticed. But there a big earthquakes that can leave a whole country a wreck. It's also known that earthquakes can trigger Tsunamis aswell. Earthquakes can kill many people and destruct diffrent places. There is a scale that measures from 0-10 scale of how powerful a earthquake is. This scale is known as the Richter scale. Of course there are also small earthquakes that happen often and go unoticed. But there a big earthquakes that can leave a whole country a wreck.

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This is a picture of the Japanese Earthquake that happened in 2011

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By Caitlyn