9 thoughts on “Daily Question – 154

  1. Giuseppe Mercalli developed the Mercalli Scale intensity scale which is used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

    Charles Richter developed the Richter Scale for measuring the amplitude of an earthquake.

  2. Mercalli, whose Mercalli scale is used to measure intensity of earthquakes and Richter, whose eponymous scale is used to measure quake magnitude.

  3. Guiseppe Mercalli and Charles Richter – the Mercalli and Richter Scales for measuring Earthquake intensity named after them.

    The Mercalli Scale measures intensity of an earthquake, while the Richter scale measures magnitude of the earthquake.

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