Geography

Question

How much larger is a magnitude 9 earthquake than a magnitude 5.

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    That is, the wave amplitude in a level 6 earthquake is 10 times greater than in a level 5 earthquake, and the amplitude increases 100 times between a level 7 earthquake and a level 9 earthquake. The amount of energy released increases 31.7 times between whole number values.

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