Q. 575.0( 2 Votes )

An earthquake of magnitude 2 on Richter scale is:
A. two times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1

B. four times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1

C. ten times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1

D. hundred times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1

Answer :

The magnitude (or intensity) of an earthquake is expressed in terms of Richter scale. The destructive earthquakes have magnitudes higher than 7 on the Richter scale.

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