# A moment magnitude scale

Autors:

**Thomas C. Hanks****Hiroo Kanamori**

CiteWeb id: 19790000093

CiteWeb score: 2762

DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB05p02348

The nearly coincident forms of the relations between seismic moment M_0 and the magnitudes M_L, M_S, and M_w imply a moment magnitude scale M = ⅔ log M_0 - 10.7 which is uniformly valid for 3 ≲ M_L ≲ 7, 5 ≲ M_s ≲ 7½, and M_w ≳ 7½.

Links:- authors.library.caltech.edu/58146/1/jgrb2902.pdf
- onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/JB084iB05p02348/abstract
- authors.library.caltech.edu/58146/
- www.osti.gov/scitech/biblio/6131198
- resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150610-081914248
- adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1979JGR....84.2348H
- doi.wiley.com/10.1029/JB084iB05p02348

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