Gurmeet singh Asked a Question
November 3, 2020 8:56 pmpts 30 pts
How much more ground motion is released during a magnitude 7 earthquake than its magnitude 5 aftershock ? (times) 8 (Click here to subrmit your answer.) 100
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  • Sajan sarthak sahoo thankyou
    there is a logarithmic scale of magnitude and amplitude relationship, so of magnitude difference is 1, larger one is 10 times greater than smaller one. if 2, 100 times. if 3 ,...
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    Gurmeet singh
    and what is 32times, that we usually calculated..
  • Sajan sarthak sahoo Best Answer
    See answer Below as earthquake are waves which brings destruction . So the larger the wave amplitude the greater will be ground motion. A graph is attached below see it.
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    Gurmeet singh
    sir why we are calculating amplitude he is asking for ground motion.