Monthly Archives: April 2012

May 2012 Global Earthquake Forecast – Quantity and Power 10X Rating.

April 30, 2012 – May 2012 Earthquake Quantity and Power 10X Forecast: This forecast is based on 5,311 actual earthquakes, from 1973 to 2011, greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude. These quakes were downloaded from the USGS and summarized … Continue reading

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Cordon del Caulle Eruption.

April 28, 2012 – Cordon del Caulle Eruption: A past eruption of the Cordon del Caulle fissure vents, located in the Puyehue National Park in the Andes Mountains, Ranco Province, Chile. The Master of Disaster

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A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Neiafu, Tonga.

April 28, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Quake Struck the South Pacific Near the Kingdom of Tonga: Today’s quake happened at 3:08Am near the epicenter, at a depth of 129 kilometers (80 miles). No tsunami watch or warning was issued … Continue reading

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Pliny The Elder Predicts Earthquakes.

April 27, 2012 – Pliny The Elder Predicts Earthquakes: To continue with yesterday’s theme, in his massive encyclopedic “Natural History,” Pliny offers astrological explanations for the cause of earthquakes and gives several warning signs that predict seismic activity: “… Even … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Riches, and Travelers’ Supplies, in the Asteroid Belt – NYTimes.com

April 24, 2010 – Planetary Resources Inc. to Mine Asteroids:  On Tuesday, a new company called Planetary Resources Inc. will unveil its plans to mine asteroids that zip close by Earth, both to provide supplies for future interplanetary travelers and … Continue reading

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A Europe Tired of Cutbacks Has Few Alternatives – NYTimes.com

April 23, 2012 – Euro Zone Problems Wacks Global Stock Markets:  Financial markets were down deeply and broadly in Europe Monday, on concerns over the backlash to austerity, and the sell-off carried over to the United States markets. Pictured above, … Continue reading

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Drone Use Takes Off on the Home Front – WSJ.com

April 23, 2012 – Drone Use Approved for Universities, Local Law Enforcement and others:  With little public attention, dozens of universities and law-enforcement agencies have been given approval by federal aviation regulators to use unmanned aircraft known as drones, according … Continue reading

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Japanese and Indonesian Earthquakes by Day of the Month.

April 22, 2012 – Japanese and Indonesian Earthquakes by Day of the Month: Continuing with yesterday’s theme, the chart above graph Japanese and Indonesian earthquakes by the day of the week. For example, of the 569 earthquakes studied for Japan, … Continue reading

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In Mexico, a Volcano Rumbles, but Few Flinch – NYTimes.com

April 20, 2012 – Popocatepetl, the “Monster of Mexico” Awakens:  The night sky sparked bright; dust fell on the villagers. Popocatépetl, the monstrous volcano shadowing this tiny town, rumbled once again this week, spewing forth a cloud of ash and … Continue reading

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