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11 June, 18:50

What is the value of x when the Richter scale rating is 3.8?

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  1. 11 June, 19:56
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    An earthquake with a rating of 3.8 can cause destruction in areas of up to 100 kilometers that are populated.

    R = log x

    R = rating of the earthquake's size on the Richter scale

    x = ratio of earthquake intensity to a minimum level of intensity
  2. 11 June, 20:18
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    Log x = 3.8

    x = 10^3.8

    ≈6309.57344
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