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Which of the following statements is FALSE about the magnitude of earthquakes?
A.
Magnitudes of earthquakes are based on powers of ten
B.
An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the scale is 1.5 times more intense than a magnitude 2
C.
Great earthquakes can have a magnitude of 8 or higher
D.
Over a million earthquakes of magnitude 2–2.9 are felt per year
E.
The Richter and Moment Magnitude scales are used to describe the magnitude of an earthquake

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  1. If A is true, what about B? One of those two have to be false.

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