## Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman

# Chapter 8 - AP Environmental Science Practice Exam - Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions: 5

#### Answer

$100,000$

#### Work Step by Step

This is because the Richter Scale is a logarithmic scale, and for every unit increase, there is an increase in power by 10. Thus, the power of the earthquake increases by $10^5 =100,000$

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