Logarithmic scale: Richter scale (earthquake)
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- The 2011 earthquake in Japan measured 9.0 on the Richter scale.
The 2008 earthquake in China measured 7.9 on the Richter scale.
Complete the following 2 sentences:
(i) The Japan earthquake was __________ times as intense as the China
(ii) The China earthquake was __________ times as intense as the Japan
- Earthquake "Alpha" measured 5.8 on the Richter scale.
Earthquake "Beta" was 200 times as intense as Earthquake "Alpha".
Earthquake "Gamma" was times as intense as Earthquake "Alpha".
What was the Richter scale readings for:
(i) Earthquake "Beta"
(ii) Earthquake "Gamma".