Digital picture story: Disaster prevention. Face the coming earthquake
The magnitude and the earthquake
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The magnitude and the earthquake
The magnitude shows the size of the earthquake, and intensity shows how strong the shake is felt.
Even if the magnitude is the same, the intensity will lower the more you are away from the center of the earthquake.
For descriptions about the intensity, please see:
http://www.kishou.go.jp/know/shindo/shindokai.html
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