Tsunamis are one of earths major natural hazards. The Japan and Indonesian
tsunamis were both devastating but the Indonesian proved to be even more deadly.
To begin with, the Japan earthquake occurred 60 miles off the north east coast.
Japans detection sy
1993 Mississippi Flood
In the summer of 1993, the upper Midwest experienced a record amount of
rainfall. The rain kept falling, which caused rivers to overspill into the Mississippi.
This would then lead to extensive flood
In my opinion, the Mercalli Scale, which is based on 12 different levels of damage, is
not as effective as the Richter Scale. The Mercalli Scale cannot be used efficiently in
a country like the United States for the reasons being that there is no mathemat