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    • A scale of earthquake intensity considering noticed results…
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Mercalli scale definition

  • noun:
    • A scale of earthquake intensity considering noticed results and including I (noticeable just with devices) to XII (causing practically total destruction).
    • a scale formerly regularly explain the magnitude of an earthquake; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that ruins all structures is a XII
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