Sunday, December 11, 2011

A visual on relative earthquake strengths

If you've ever listened to the talking heads on TV, when reporting on earthquakes, speak of the exponential nature of the Richter Scale but had difficulty wrapping your head around the concept, this might help:

(There's no sound to distract you from the numbers and graphics.)

(Saw the link first at by James R. Rummel)


Rev. Paul said...

That does wrap it up rather neatly. Thanks!

James R. Rummel said...

Thank you kindly for the link!