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what does a Modified mercalli Scale measure? Does it measure the magnitude, frequency, speed or the impact of an earthquake?
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User: what does a Modified mercalli Scale measure?

User: what does a Modified mercalli Scale measure? Does it measure the magnitude, frequency, speed or the impact of an earthquake?

Weegy: a. magnitude
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User: what does a Richter Scale measure? Does it measure the magnitude, frequency, speed or the impact of an earthquake?

Weegy: a. magnitude
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User: seismic waves generally travel much shorter distances on the West Coast than on the East Coast because:

User: seismic waves generally travel much shorter distances on the West Coast than on the East Coast because: the soil composition is differtent in the two regions, the earthquakes are of a greater intensity on the East Coast, earthquakes are more frequent on the West Coast, or because of communities are better prepared for earthquakes on the West Coast

Weegy: c. earthquakes are more frequent on the West Coast.
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User: Liquefiction occurs when: water from a seiche washes away soil, flooding occurs as a secondary effecct of an earthquake, ground motion causes lose, sandy soil to act like a fluid or rivers are created at fault lines

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Liquefaction occurs when ground motion causes loose, sandy soil to act like a fluid.
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When a building and the ground vibrate at the same rate, they resonate and the vibrations AMPLIFY, putting more stress on the building.

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Partitions, ceilings, and exterior walls can DAMPEN a building's vibration.
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