Category Archives: American Samoa

Major Global Earthquakes Over the Last 2,000 Years.

June 27, 2013 – Major Global Earthquakes Over the last 2,000 Years: The world map above was produced from the NOAA website. It reflects all global earthquakes greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude. To interpret the map, use the following … Continue reading

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5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013.

April 9, 2013: 5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013: I downloaded all earthquakes, with a magnitude of 6.0 or greater, from January 1, 1973 to April 8, 2013. This produced a data set of 5,293 global earthquakes, which I … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Earthquakes, Aleutian Islands Earthquakes, American Samoa, Australia, California, Canada, Chile, Earthquake, Events, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kamchatka Peninsula, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, News, North-East Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Peru-Bolvia, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Russia, Samoa, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Sandwich Islands, The Solomom Islands, United States, Vanuatu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pacific Ocean Region Map of Volcanoes, Impact Craters and Earthquakes over the past 2,000 years.

March 2, 2013 – Pacific Ocean Region Map of Volcanoes, Impact Craters and Earthquakes: The map above reflects significant volcanoes, impact craters and earthquakes, over the last 2,000 years. The tectonic plate boundaries are shown; with red representing divergent (spreading) … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Earthquakes, Aleutian Islands Earthquakes, Aleutian Islands Volcanoes, American Samoa, Anchorage, Apocalyse, Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, Death, Disasters, Earthquake, Events, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, News, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Russia, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Sandwich Islands, The Solomom Islands, United States, Venezuela, Volcanoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region.

February 3, 2013 – 40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region: The chart above reflects global earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, by five regions of the world over the last 40 years. The SW (south-west) Pacific was the … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Alaska Earthquakes, Aleutian Islands Earthquakes, American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, California, Chile, Chile-Bolvia, China, Death, Disasters, Earthquake, Ecuador, Egypt, European Union, Events, Fiji, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kamchatka Peninsula, Mexico, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, News, North-East Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Peru-Bolvia, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Russia, Samoa, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Sandwich Islands, The Solomom Islands, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

5,328 Global Earthquakes by East and West Longitude.

February 14, 2012 – Global Earthquakes by East and West Longitude: The picture changes considerably when considering how many global earthquakes occurred, in terms of North and South Latitude (above or below the Earth’s Equator – posted two days ago) … Continue reading

Posted in American Samoa, Australia, Chile, Earthquake, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Misc, Miscellaneous, New Caledonia, New Zealand, News, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Russia, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Sandwich Islands, The Solomom Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Global Earthquakes by North or South Latitude.

February 12, 2012 – Global Earthquakes by North or South Latitude: I downloaded all global earthquakes greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude; from January 1, 1973 to February 11, 2012; and graphed the results above by north or south … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Earthquakes, Aleutian Islands Earthquakes, American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, California, Chile, China, Earthquake, Ecuador, Events, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, News, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Russia, Samoa, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Sandwich Islands, The Solomom Islands, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela | Tagged , | 5 Comments

A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck In the Luzon, Philippines Region.

November 30, 2011 – A 6.0 Earthquake Struck Near Luzon, Philippines: A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck along the Philippines tectonic plate. The quake struck at 8:27AM local time, at a depth of 14 kilometers (9 miles). Due to the International … Continue reading

Posted in American Samoa, Australia, Earthquake, Events, Fiji, Indonesia, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Samoa, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Solomom Islands, Vanuatu, Volcanoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean.

October 27, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck Near Fiji: Today’s 6.0 magnitude (M) tremor occurred at a depth of 610 kilometers (380 miles). Because of the extreme depth, the quake was felt over a wide area, however, no … Continue reading

Posted in American Samoa, Earthquake, Fiji, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Zealand, News, Pacific Ocean, Ring of Fire, Samoa, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A 6.3 Earthquake Struck New Britain, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

October 18, 2011 – Another Strong Earthquake Struck New Britain, PNG: The region around PNG, The Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa and Fiji (in the Pacific South-West) has been the sight of numerous strong earthquakes. The period from 1973 to 2011 … Continue reading

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A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Eastern New Guinea.

October 14, 2011 – A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in the South Pacific: The 6.7 magnitude quake struck between New Britain Island and Papua New Guinea (see map). It was 1:35PM near the epicenter. The tremor hit at a depth … Continue reading

Posted in American Samoa, Australia, Earthquake, Events, Fiji, Indonesia, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, News, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Saudi Arabia, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Solomom Islands, Vanuatu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,