meracalli scale
Updated: 5/12/2020
meracalli scale
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  • There are no effects on level 1 and it is not expected to be felt.
  • hello there!
  • During a level 2 earthquake it is not felt that much, usually only in high floor buildings.
  • is there an earthquake?
  • On level 3 it is quite noticable for people indoors, especially on higher floors. some people don't even realize it is an earthquake.
  • During an intensity of 4 earthquake some people may still not even notice it if they are outside, but some people from indoors do and may wake up from sleeping.
  • what is that?
  • A level 5 is Moderate. It is usually felt by everyone. Some dishes and windows may be broken.
  • there's an earthquake!
  • Level 6 is felt by everyone and is quite a strong earthquake. Many can be frightened and heavy furniture could be moved.
  • an earthquake?! im scared!
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