Mercalli scale

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a scale formerly used to describe the magnitude of an earthquake

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Measuring 3 on the Mercalli intensity scale, the quake occurred at 2.
The Mercalli intensity scale, which quantifies earthquake damage, rated damage around Mianyang as VII (of X), or "very strong" with "moderate to heavy damage.
If Kathmandu is impacted with a shaking of an intensity IX on the Mercalli intensity scale, the aftermath is going to be much worse than in Haiti.