Category Archives: New Caledonia

Picture of the Day – Belding’s Ground Squirrels.

May 1, 2014 – Picture of the Day: These are Belding’s ground squirrels – sometimes called pot gut. They live on mountains in the western United States. This pair was photographed by Jim Leonard at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in … Continue reading

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6,372 Years of Global Volcanic Eruptions.

July 12, 2013 – 6,372 Years of Global Volcanic Eruptions: I downloaded all volcanic eruptions, from 4360 B.C. to 2012 A.D.; which is a total of 6,372 years. I graphed the volcanic eruptions by VEI (Volcanic Explosive Index), which is … Continue reading

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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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352 Global Earthquakes, >= 7.0 Magnitude by Country.

June 18, 2013 – Significant Global Earthquakes by Country: I downloaded 352 global earthquakes from 1973 to 2012, greater than or equal to (>=) 7.0 magnitude. I sorted the quantity by country from highest to lowest and graphed the results you … 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

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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

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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

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A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific – Near Vanuatu

July 6, 2012 – A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Vanuatu: The tremor occurred on July 6th, at 1:28PM local time. It was 10:28PM in New York (July 5th), 9:28PM in Chicago, 8:28PM in Denver and 7:28PM in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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A 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific.

April 14, 2012 – A 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Vanuatu: The quake occurred at 9:05AM at the epicenter at a shallow 8 kilometers (5 miles). Small tsunamis are possible in Isangel, Vanuatu; which is 49 miles from the epicenter. Port-Vila, … Continue reading

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A 6.7 Magnitdue Earthquake Struck near Vanuatu – in the South Pacific Ocean.

March 9, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck near Vanuatu: The South Pacific Ocean saw another earthquake, with a 6.7 magnitude tremor striking at 6:09PM local time; at a depth of 32 kilometers (20 miles). The quake was 37 … Continue reading

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