The European Macroseismic Scale EMS-98

The original version in English as well as in translations

EMS-98 as the original in English                                                  EMS-98 in French

EMS-98 in Spanish                                                                        EMS-98 in Chinese

The short form or the core part of the EMS-98 (p. 14-20 of the original) in different translations

Excerpts from the printed version of the full scale

* Those flags are use for languages spoken in different countries, where the translator originates.

The first scale version, the EMS-92, prepared for its broad worldwide testing, has also been edited in Russian.


Prof. Dr. G. GrĂ¼nthal

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Seismic Hazard and
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