Sunday Story
How Does An Earthquake Happen?
Writer: Devika Soni


On February 12th, Tajikistan, a small country in Central Asia experienced an earthquake that registered 5.6 on the Richter scale. The earthquake was said to have affected regions in China and Afghanistan, with tremors reaching as far (or as close) as Delhi! But how exactly do earthquakes happen? And what does 5.6 on the Richter scale even mean?...
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