Category Archives: The Sandwich Islands

A Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sandwich Islands.

July 15, 2013 – A Very Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sandwich Islands (see map): A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit south of Bristol Island in the South Sandwich Islands. No tsunami alert exists. The considerable 7.3 magnitude … 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 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck East of the South Sandwich Islands.

April 17, 2012 – A 6.2 Magnitude Quake Struck the South Atlantic Ocean: The 6.2 tremor that hit east of South Georgia (pictured below) and the South Sandwich Islands (a British Overseas Territory) was the third quake today, greater than 6.0 … Continue reading

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Seven Earthquakes Struck off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra Today.

April 11, 2012 – Seven Earthquakes Struck the West Coast of Northern Sumatra Today: Two of the quakes were greater than 8.0 magnitude, one was 6.0 and five were greater than 5.0. This is close to the same location that … Continue reading

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A 6.3 Magnitdue Aftershock Struck Oacaco, Mexico.

April 2, 2012 – A 6.3 Earthquake Stuck Oaxaca, Mexico: Today’s tremor was an after shock to the 7.4 magnitude quake that struck in the same region on March 20, 2012 that killed one and injured six. The quake occurred … Continue reading

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