Richter Scale:

a. 5.0 – 5.9 ~ Small

b. 6.0 – 6.9 ~ Moderate

c. 7.0 – 7.9 ~ Major

d. 8.0 – 8.9 ~ Great

I found this in my mom’s book on natural disasters. It’s less than 1 year old…can a 5 earthquake cause damage? Please explain.
Have any of you been through an earthquake that was rated around a 5 on the richter scale? What was it like?

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