Natural Hazards

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Date published: June 27, 2019
Status: Completed

Earthquake Magnitude, Energy Release, and Shaking Intensity

Earthquake magnitude, energy release, and shaking intensity are all related measurements of an earthquake that are often confused with one another. Their dependencies and relationships can be complicated, and even one of these concepts alone can be confusing.

Here we'll look at each of these, as well as their interconnectedness and dependencies.