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Kids' Science Challenge #2

Question 1.
In 1935 an American geologist developed a scale of measurement for earthquakes. In this scale an earthquake of level 5.0 for example, is ten times bigger than one of 4.0. And so of course, a level 6.0 earthquake is ten times bigger than a 5.0
What is the name of this scale of measurement?

Answer:

RICHTER scale

Correct answer received from:
Brian A., Kelli, Jeffrey D., Liesel H., Sunnyflower

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