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The moment magnitude scale is used by seismologists to measure the size of earthquakes. The scale was developed in the 1970s to succeed the 1930s-era ...

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The moment magnitude (Mw) scale, based on the concept of seismic moment, is uniformly applicable to all sizes of earthquakes but is more difficult to compute ...

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Moment magnitude, Richter scale - what are the different magnitude scales, and why are there so many? Earthquake size, as measured by the Richter Scale is a  ...

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The two most common outputs of microseismic monitoring are the location of events, and their magnitude. The magnitude of an event describes the strength of  ...

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The moment magnitude uses seismograms plus what physically occurs during an earthquake (which can also be derived from seismograms), known as the ...

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The moment magnitude scale measures the total energy released by an earthquake. It was developed after the 1964 Alaska earthquake. It now supersedes the ...

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a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 (a successor to the Richter scale) that enables seismologists to compare the energy released by different earthquakes on the basis ...

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MAY 10, 1979. A Moment Magnitude Scale. THOMAS C. HANKS. U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025. HIROO KANAMORI. Seismological ...

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