Mundane fact of the “Whenever I feel like it”: Earthquake measurements

I found this out while listening to the No Agenda show; A while ago, a couple of smart scientist guys (one being named Thomas Hanks…) replaced the earthquake scale we know and love, the Richter scale, by the Moment Magnitude scale. See the inserted Wikipedia links for more info

Turns out the mass media uses the Richter scale still. Go figure.

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One Response to “Mundane fact of the “Whenever I feel like it”: Earthquake measurements”

  1. Florence Zona Libre Says:

    Hello. Fantastic job, if I wasn’t so busy with my school work I would read your entire site. Thanks!

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