The moment magnitude Mw and the energy magnitude Me: common roots and differences

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Bormann , Peter; Giacomo , Domenico;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10950-010-9219-2
  • Subject: Radiation efficiency | Gutenberg-Richter magnitude-energy relationship | Radiated seismic energy | Seismic moment | Moment and energy magnitude

International audience; Starting from the classical empirical magnitude-energy relationships, in this article, the derivation of the modern scales for moment magnitude and energy magnitude is outlined and critically discussed. The formulas for and calculation are presen... View more
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