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Old March 11, 2011, 01:43 AM
Zunaid Zunaid is offline
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8.8 is huge. People should know that the Richter scale is logarithmic. What this means is that for each whole number you go up on the Richter scale, the amplitude of the ground motion recorded by a seismograph goes up ten times.
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