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How many earthquakes occur in the Blue Ridge Mountains?

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How many earthquakes occur in the Blue Ridge Mountains?

Seismic Magnitude Scale

A seismic magnitude scale is used to determine the overall strength/force of an earthquake. Seismic waves, read by a seismogram, are used to tell what the magnitude of an earthquake is. There are different types of magnitude scales used because there are different types of earthquakes.

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The Blue Ridge Mountains do sit on a fault line, but it has been inactive for over 300 million years. However, geologists expect this fault line to...

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