"The earthquake with a magnitude 8 releases a million times more energy than an earthquake with magnitude 4."
Assess the accuracy of this statement. Explain your answer in mathematical terms.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 7:34 am ad1c9bdddf
The energy in an earthquake is approximately proportional to 10^(3M/2) where M is the ...
The relative energy for magnitude 8 and 4 earthquakes are calculated to assess the accuracy of the statement.