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shejusti

  • 3 years ago

how many times greater is the amplitude of an earthquake that measures 4.5 on the richter scale then one that measures 3.5

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  1. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    richter scale uses log base ten

  2. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    so an increase in 1 unit is a ten fold increase in amplitude

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