What does the Mercalli scale measure?


What does the Mercalli scale measure?

Mercalli Scale:

The Mercalli Scale was first developed in 1884 by Giuseppe Mercalli, an Italian scientist. It was later expanded in 1902 and then again in 1931. Its official name today is the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale.

Answer and Explanation:

The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale measures the impact of earthquakes. It assesses their intensity based on the damage that the earthquake...

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