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Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Course
GEOL 106
Professor
David Alan Hanes
Semester
Winter

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2/10/2013 1:39:00 PM Magnitude -Using the travel-time graph to determine the time of the earthquake (recall GEOL 104) -Finding the magnitude (recall GEOL 104) -Richter scale: Each integer on the scale represents an amplitude difference of 10  It is a logarithmic scale -Scale is open-ended; we do not know the highest possible magnitude of an earthquake -Each magnitude integer step corresponds to approximately a 30x differe
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