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## Richter magnitude scale - Wikipedia

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The Richter magnitude scale (also Richter scale) assigns a magnitude number to quantify the .... I tried a similar procedure for our stations, but the range between the largest and smallest magnitud...

## Richter scale - Infoplease

Numbers for the Richter scale range from 0 to 9, though no real upper limit exists. An earthquake whose magnitude is greater than 4.5 on this scale can cause ...

## Richter Scale & Magnitude - SMS Tsunami Warning

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The Richter Magnitude Scale: Development, Details, Richter Magnitudes, Examples, ... Tectonic earthquakes can range in size from magnitudes less than zero, ...

## Measuring the Size of an Earthquake

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On the Richter Scale, magnitude is expressed in whole numbers and decimal ... The MS scale has consistently used Rayleigh surface waves in the period range  ...

## Richter Scale Range - iBuzzle

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Jun 29, 2010 ... Measuring the intensity of earthquakes is essential and Richter scale helps people to define the kind of earthquake that has just shaken the ...

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

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a scale for expressing the magnitude of an earthquake in terms of the logarithm of the amplitude of the ground wave; values range from 0 to over 9 Compare ...

## 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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Learn how the Richter Scale is calculated and what the ratings mean. ... Once they have a good idea of the range of damage, they use the Mercalli criteria to ...

## Richter scale - Encyclopedia.com

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## Richter scale | seismology | Britannica.com

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Apr 28, 2005 ... Richter scale of earthquake magnitude... ... alloy of iron and carbon in which the carbon content ranges up to 2 percent (with a higher carbon ...