Richter Scale


Richter scale is a measurement using the numbers 1 to 12 to express the magnitude of earthquakes. This scale was named after a man named Charles Robert Richter but he also had a working partner who's name was Beno Gutenberg, both men were American seismologists.

Each number on the scale refers to the magnitude of an earth tremor or earthquake as a logarithmic expression of the amount of energy released during the tremor.





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