A cavernous and almost perfectly round sinkhole swallowed an entire intersection in Guatemala City during a tropical storm. The hole is 66 feet across and plunges nearly 100 feet down. Geologists said that the circular shape suggested a cave formation underneath, but what exactly caused the sinkhole was still a mystery
This resource is a PDF about Earthquakes which can be printed or put on the IWB.It includes:- TWLH Chart & Glossary Template- What is an Earthquake- Factual recount of an earthquake- How do we measure an Earthquake eg Richter Scale & Modified Mercalli Scale- What causes an Earthquake eg Tectonic PlatesAll fonts, graphics and pictures used are on my credits page.
2.5 to 5.4 Often felt, may cause minor damage. 5.5 to 6.0 Slight damage to buildings 6.1 to 6.9 May cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 7.0 to 7.9 Serious damage. 8.0 or greater Can totally destroy communities near the epicenter