From Planet X
1. Anthony Powell 2. The magnitude of the flood was impossible to comprehend. 3. was shocked by the magnitude of the crisis. 4. apparent magnitude 5. A number assigned to a quantity so that it may be compared with other quantities. 6. A property that can be quantitatively described, such as the volume of a sphere or the length of a vector. 7. A measure of the amount of energy released by an earthquake, as indicated on the Richter Scale.