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noun 
  1. A logarithmic scale used to express the energy released by an earthquake, each increase of 1 representing a 32-fold increase in energy.
Translations: 
  • German: Richterskala
  • Italian: scala Richter
Etymology: From American seismologist w:Charles Richter, Charles Richter.


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