A graphic of the Cascadia Subduction Zone, from KidsFunScience.com

How do earthquakes get measured?

The moment magnitude scale (MMS) was devised by scientists after the 1960 Chilean earthquake and the 1964 Alaskan earthquake.

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Earthquake Quiz: What do you know?

California gets all the attention, but Oregon and Washington are much closer to a more dangerous type of fault. So, what do you know about e…