What Does a Richter Scale Look like?

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The Richter scale is an equation or formula, rather than an actual scale. The information is gathered from a seismometer to plug into the formula. This is a base-10 logarithmic scale.
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The Richter scale is an equation or formula, rather than an actual scale. Information is gathered from a seismometer to plug into the formula, which is a base-10 logarithmic scale.
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A Richter scale does not necessairly have any given appearance as it is a system of measurement that is used to measure the magnitude or intensity of an earthquake. The Richter Scale
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1. Lay out the seismogram on a table. Study the seismogram from left to right. The very gentle wiggles are microseisms. These are recordings of ground movements due to heavy traffic
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Up to about 7. It's not very good at distinguishing between earthquakes stronger than that, which is one reason the actual Richter scale is no longer used (having been replaced in
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The Richter magnitude scale s a base-10 logarithmic scale obtained by
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