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Magnitude and Energy of Earthquakes

Gutenberg, B. and Richter, C. F. (1956) Magnitude and Energy of Earthquakes. Annals of Geophysics, 9 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1593-5213. doi:10.4401/ag-5590.

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This paper is in continuation of previous investigations (Gutenberg and Richter, Paper I, 1942; Paper II, 1956). The earthquake magnitude has statistical and other uses independent of the relation between magnitude and energy. Indeed, it is possible that there is no complete one-to-one correlation between magnitude and energy for large and complex tectonic events. Even so, a mean or representative relation is a legitimate object of inquiry.

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