Volcano and Earthquake Project

By: Ben, Collin, and Rachel

Earthquake: Charleston


  • Name and date of earthquake: Charleston: August 31, 1886.

  • What type of boundary caused the earthquake: Intraplate.

  • What was the magnitude of the earthquake: 7.0

  • What was the location of the epicenter: Charleston, SC in USA.

  • What was the depth of the focus: 20 Miles.

  • How many deaths resulted from the earthquake: 60.

  • How much damage did the earthquake cause: $5-6 million dollars.

Is there anything else interesting about this earthquake: It’s Max. Intensity was X (Extreme)

Volcanoes: Mount Saint Helens

  • Name of Volcano: Mount Saint Helens.
  • Where is the volcano located: Washington.
  • What type of volcano is it: Stratovolcano.
  • What major cities are in danger if it erupts: Wyoming, Nevada, Colorado, the Dakotas and Nebraska.
  • When was the last major eruption: May 18, 1980
  • How many deaths resulted from the last major eruption: 27 dead, 47 lost.
  • How much damage did the last eruption cause: Several million dollars.
  • Is there anything else interesting about this volcano: It's a state park.