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What is the meaning of Richter magnitude scale?

The Richter magnitude scale allows us to compare estimates of the energy released by an earthquake. An earthquake sends out compression waves from its epicentre. The more inte (MORE)

What is the difference between Richter scale and moment magnitude scale?

the moment magnitude scale is used to measure earthquake magnitude-taking into account the size of the fault rupture, the rocks stiffness,and the amount of the movement of the (MORE)

What is a large earthquake rated on the moment magnitude scale?

Earthquakes with a magnitude greater than or equal to 6 are termed strong earthquakes. 7 or larger are termed major earthquakes. Earthquakes greater than or equal to 8 are ter (MORE)

What was the Haitian earthquake of January 2010 rated on the Richter scale and Moment magnitude scale?

The Richter or local magnitude scale of the Haitian earthquake has been reported as 7.2. and the Moment magnitude as 7.0 (according to the U.S. Geological Survey, National Ear (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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