By: Karen, Ashley, and Jennie
In Shocking News...
Facts about the Earthquake:
- About 0.02% of the population of Nepal died in the earthquake of 04/27/2015.
- One of the most destructive earthquakes is called New Madrid Earthquakes which had an average of around a 7.4 magnitude. New Madrid Earthquakes' was about 2.5 less intense than Nepal's earthquake.
- In Valdivia, Chile an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.5 struck that can be comparable to 1,000 atomic bombs going off at the same time. The earthquake in Valdivia, Chile was 100 times more intense than the earthquake in Nepal.
- In Nepal the biggest earthquake is the Nepal-Bihar which had a magnitude of 8.3 in 1934. The recent Nepal earthquake is 3.16 less intense than the earthquake Nepal-Bihar that occurred in 1934.
- In central Oklahoma an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 occurred. The Nepal Earthquake is 12,589.25 more intense than the small earthquake in central Oklahoma.
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