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## Richter magnitude scale

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The Richter magnitude scale (also Richter scale) assigns a magnitude number to quantify the energy released by an earthquake. The Richter scale, developed ...

## Earthquake Glossary - Richter scale

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The Richter magnitude scale was developed in 1935 by Charles F. Richter of the California Institute of Technology as a mathematical device to compare the size ...

## Earthquakes Magnitude Scale and Classes

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Magnitude, Earthquake Effects, Estimated Number Each Year. 2.5 or less, Usually not felt, but can be recorded by seismograph. 900,000. 2.5 to 5.4, Often felt, ...

## Richter Scale - How Earthquakes Work | HowStuffWorks

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Whenever a major earthquake is in the news, you'll probably hear about its Richter scale rating. You might also hear about its Mercalli Scale rating, though this ...

## Richter scale | Logarithmic scale and patterns | Khan Academy

Sal explains the basics of the Richter scale (Moment magnitude scale) and uses this to compare the magnitude of 4 famous earthquakes.

May 16, 2015 ... Nepal has been hit by two huge earthquakes, a 7.8 and a 7.3 on the Richter Scale. What are the different ways seismologists measure ...

## Richter Scale & Magnitude - SMS Tsunami Warning

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The Richter Magnitude Scale: Development, Details, Richter Magnitudes, Examples, Magnitude Formula, How it works, Richter Scale videos.

## Richter scale | Define Richter scale at Dictionary.com

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Richter scale definition, a scale, ranging from 1 to 10, for indicating the intensity of an earthquake. See more.

## How do scientists measure earthquakes? - Tremor

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The Richter scale was invented, logically enough, in the 1930s by Dr. Charles Richter, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology. It is a measure of  ...

## Earthquake Problems - APPLICATIONS OF EXPONENTIAL AND ...

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Richter studied many earthquakes that occurred between 1900 and 1950. The largest had magnitude of 8.9 on the Richter scale, and the smallest had ...

### Measuring the Size of an Earthquake

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Jun 6, 2016 ... The Richter magnitude scale was developed in 1935 by Charles F. Richter of the California Institute of Technology as a mathematical device to ...

### How Are Earthquake Magnitudes Measured?

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There are a number of ways to measure the magnitude of an earthquake. The first widely-used method, the Richter scale, was developed by Charles F. Richter  ...

### Richter scale | seismology | Britannica.com

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Widely used quantitative measure of the magnitude of an earthquake, devised in 1935 by American seismologist Charles F. Richter. See table. Richter scale of ...