Not hundreds. Exactly 10 times more powerful. You have to jump by 2 points on the Richter scale to achieve a magnitude change of 100.stebo0728 wrote:Yep, thats whats so deadly about the Richter scale. Each point up is a logarithmic jump, making a 7 hundreds of times more powerful than a 6. Thats also why 3's and 2's are so negligible, imperceptible.