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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 .... I tried a similar procedure for our stations, but the range between the largest and smallest magnitud...

Richter scale - Infoplease

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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 ...

Measuring the Size of an Earthquake

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Jun 6, 2016 ... On the Richter Scale, magnitude is expressed in whole numbers and ... used Rayleigh surface waves in the period range from 18 to 22 s.

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 - definition of Richter scale by The Free Dictionary

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Richter scale synonyms, Richter scale pronunciation, Richter scale ... terms of the logarithm of the amplitude of the ground wave; values range from 0 to over 9.

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 | 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 ...

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 ... values range from 0 to over 9 Compare Mercalli scale See also magnitude (sense 5).

What is the relationship between the Richter scale and acceleration ...

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Dec 30, 2015 ... Can anybody inform the correlation between "Richter scale" for seismic vibration ... Vs the "g" scale i.e. the acceleration , Vs the "Freq. range" .

Earthquake Magnitude - ClassZone

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The Richter scale and the moment magnitude scale are both used to indicate earthquake magnitude. Earthquake magnitudes on these scales range from 1–9.

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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, ...

Richter scale Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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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 ...

How Are Earthquake Magnitudes Measured?

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The first widely-used method, the Richter scale, was developed by Charles F. ... scale, abbreviated MW, is preferred because it works over a wider range of ...