Japan-aholic

A blog about culture and love in Japan


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Earthquakes in Japan: Shindo Scale

Japan, the country where earthquakes occur everyday, has many tricks up in its sleeve to prevent and recover from those natural disasters. I didn’t know until very recently that Japan uses a different scale to measure earthquakes than does Canada, so I wanted to share that information with you guys!

Watch this video to know more about the Shindo ( 震度 ) scale, among other things.