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March 30, 2015

Posted by **Janet** on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 5:34pm.

I know that each unit of Richter magnitude equates to roughly a 32-fold energy increase and that the amplitude has a tenfold increase but I am still confused on how to get the energy. Would it be 32 times more? Please help!!

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