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Added on Jul 12, 2012
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We've all heard earthquakes described in terms of their magnitude number. But what does this scale really mean? This video illustrates the variation of energy released in easy-to-understand terms.
Credit: Nathan Becker, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, NASA / OurAmazingPlanet.com
Channels: Technology Green & Environmental
Tags: how they measure earthquakes, what does magnitude measurement mean, earthquake, NASA, NOAA, Nathan Becker, tsunami
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