Tag Archives: Earth Sciences

Global Earthquakes – 1900 to 2014 – By Month.

February 6, 2014 – Global Earthquake by Month: I downloaded 8,482 earthquakes from the USGS website, from January 1, 1900 to February 4, 2014 and graphed them by month.  The earthquakes ranged from 6.0 to 9.6 magnitude. As you can see, … Continue reading

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Days with More Than One Earthquake >= 6.0 Magnitude.

October 8, 2013 – Days with More Than One Earthquake: The graph above reflects days from January 1, 1973 to October 7, 2013 with more than one earthquake. In other words, there were 743 days with two earthquakes greater than … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakes by Month and Day Over the Last 40 Years.

May 26, 2013 – Global Earthquakes by Month and Day:  I updated my Global Earthquakes Database.  The two graphs, above, reflect global earthquake greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude; from 1973 to May 25, 2013.  The 5,685 earthquakes are … Continue reading

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BBC News – Sicilian volcano Mount Etna erupts again

April 29, 2013 – Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, has begun erupting again:  It is the third time the Sicilian volcano has erupted in the past month.  Etna seems to be on an 11 days cycle of eruptions and this … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Volcanoes of the Russian Kamchatka Peninsula.

April 21, 2013 – Picture of the Day: In this striking picture from Russia (2006), a tundra valley extends between Tolbachik and Kamen Volcanoes in the Kamchatka Peninsula. A line of clouds separates a 2,600 foot crater from the huge … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013 – by Year.

April 18, 2013 – Global Earthquakes by Year: I download all global earthquakes greater than or equal to (>=) 6.0 magnitude; from January 1, 1973 to April 18, 2013. The results are graphed above. As you can see, the results … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakes by Month.

April 12, 2013 – Global Earthquakes by Month: I downloaded 5,664 global earthquakes, greater than or equal to (>=) 6.0 magnitude, from 1973 to 2013 and graphed them by month. With a sample this big I would have expected a … Continue reading

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15 Seconds and 242,400 People Dead!

March 7, 2013 – 15 Seconds and 242,400 People Dead: At 3:42 a.m. on July 28, 1976, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the sleeping city of Tangshan, in northeastern China. The enormous earthquake, striking an area where it was totally … Continue reading

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Antarctic Glacier has five-story Blood-red Waterfall.

March 4, 2013 – Antarctic Glacier Has Five-story Blood-red Waterfall of Primordial Ooze: There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica’s McMurdo Dry Valley. Roughly 2 million years ago, the Taylor Glacier sealed beneath … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Approaching Storm.

February 11, 2013 – Picture of the Day: Approaching storm. The Master of Disaster

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