Richter magnitude scale

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Ohioans promoting Richter scale developer legacy

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio native Charles Richter’s scale for measuring the power of earthquakes isn’t as widely used as before, but he has fans determined to make sure his name and legacy don’t fade away.

04/25/2013

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Japan quake: several injured, no major damage

TOKYO (AP) – Several people along Japan’s northeastern coast are reported injured after a strong earthquake hit the same Japanese coast that was devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami.

12/07/2012

Strong earthquake rocks eastern Indonesia

  JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has jolted parts of eastern Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Indonesia’s meteorology and geophysics agency said there was no danger of […]

10/11/2012

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