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History And Applications of The Magnitude Scale

Richter, C. F. (1948) History And Applications of The Magnitude Scale. Publications du Bureau central séismologique international. Série A, Travaux scientifiques, 17 . pp. 219-224. ISSN 0373-7128.

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Magnitude in seismology is a concept complementary to intensity. The latter is a measure of effects at a particular point of observation; whereas magnitude is a measure of a given shock as a whole. At the conference at Strasbourg in July, 1947, M. E. Peterschmitt presented an excellent report on the magnitude scale and its implications. Only a very few details in his discussion call for qualification.

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