Measuring Earthquakes: Understanding Magnitude and Intensity in the USA

2023-07-14 16:57:45 Tremor in the USA: How is an earthquake measured? The magnitude of an earthquake is calculated using scales such as Richter and surface wave, which provide numerical estimates of the size of the seismic event. These scales display a logarithmic relationship, which means that each unit increase represents a 10-fold increase in the … Read more