What Two Scales Are Used to Measure Earthquakes?


The two main scales used to measure earthquakes are the Richter scales and Mercalli sales. The Richter which was discovered in 1930 by Dr. Charles Richter is a base 10 logarithmic scale. Mercalli on the other hand was invented in 1902 by Giuseppe Mercalli is not considered to be as scientific as the Richter.
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