Did you know that scientists no longer use the Richter Scale to measure earthquake magnitude? Now, we tend to use the “Moment magnitude” scale, which was built off of the tenants of the Richter scale. Charles Richter & Beno Gutenberg developed the first magnitude scale in the 1930’s to quantify earthquakes by comparing the sizeContinue reading “Earthquake Magnitude Scales”
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Are we having more earthquakes than usual?
Are there more earthquake than usual? Nope!