en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moment_magnitude_scale

The moment **magnitude** scale is used by seismologists to measure the size of
**earthquakes**. ... Thus, an **earthquake** of Mw of 7.0 **releases** about 32 **times** as
much **energy** as .... **Most earthquake magnitude** scales suffered from the fact that
they **only** ... (where E is in Joules and M**0** is in N-m), Kanamori approximated Mw
by.

www.answers.com/Q/A_magnitude_of_a_4.0_earthquake_releases_just_over_times_more_energy_than_a_2.0_magnitude_earthquake

**A magnitude** of a **4.0 earthquake releases just over times more energy than** a **2.0**
... is released from am **earthquake** of **a magnitude** 3.0 to **a magnitude** of **2.0**?

earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/topics/calculator.php

USGS **Earthquake** Hazards Program, responsible **for** monitoring, reporting, and
... How much bigger is **a magnitude** 8.7 **earthquake than a magnitude** 5.8 ... of the
**magnitude** of an **earthquake** versus the strength, or **energy release**, of an ... The
difference between these **two magnitudes** is. ... **times** stronger (**energy release**).

earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/topics/measure.php

**Earthquakes** with **magnitude** of about **2.0** or less are usually called ... shocks
annually - are strong enough to be recorded by sensitive seismographs all **over**
the world. ... scale corresponds to the **release** of about 31 **times more energy than**
the amount ... **for** which ML and Mblg are the **only magnitudes** that can be
measured.

socratic.org/questions/approximately-how-much-more-energy-is-released-in-a-magnitude-7-earthquake-compa

3 days ago **...** The Richter Scale used **for earthquake magnitude** is a logarithmic scale. ...
another 10 **times** as much, so the **energy** difference is 10 * 10 = 100.

www.english.ucla.edu/all-faculty/335-kelly-kiloton-index-of-earthquake-moment-magnitudes

The Richter **Earthquake Magnitude** Scale, which was perfected by Charles
Richter ... on the **seismic** "moment of force," translated to the equivalent **energy**
**released** by ... Thus, R **2.0** corresponds to the detonation of 1 ton of TNT, R 3.0 =
32t, R **4.0** ... **just over** one position larger on the Richter scale, was 62 **times**
bigger **than** ...

www.e-education.psu.edu/earth520/content/l7_p4.html

When an **earthquake** happens, the main quantity of interest is its **magnitude**. ...
about the Richter scale is that **for most earthquakes** of interest, the **magnitudes**
end up ... **Seismic** moment (M**0**) is simply the product of the average amount of
slip that ... **energy released** by an **earthquake** because you have to integrate **over**
**time** ...

www.sms-tsunami-warning.com/pages/richter-scale

In other words, a **two** is 10 **times more** intense **than** a one and a three is 100
times ... That is, the wave amplitude in a level 6 **earthquake** is 10 times greater
**than** in a ... it is correct to say that **for** each increase in 1 in the Richter **magnitude**
there is a ... **magnitude** scale corresponds to the **release** of about 31 **times more**
**energy** ...

www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2017/world/mexico-quake

3 days ago **...** **Over** 200 **earthquakes** ... A **magnitude**-8 **earthquake** can **release** about a million
**times more energy than a magnitude 4**, not twice as much, since the **magnitude**
scale is ... 8.1 **magnitude**. 8. Sept. 19. 7.1 **magnitude**. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. **2**. 1. **0**. Sept. 4
... Note: chart **only** includes events of **magnitude 4** or greater.