The Richter Scale

Some places might not be affected by an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale, while others could be reduced to rubble with one of just about 6

Nepal Earthquake: From Ground Zero

Text and images by Ritesh Uttamchandani in Nepal

The Earthquake in Turkey

Turkey is vulnerable to earthquakes because it sits on major geological faultlines.

Measuring Earthquakes

In 1935, Charles Richter and Beno Gutenberg developed the Richter scale.


Subscribe today and save up to 85% off the cover price