Tag Archives: Japan

How Big was That? Equivalent Energy Released by Bombs, Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Starquakes.

June 26, 2014 – How Big Was That? Equivalent Energy Released by Bombs, Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Star Quakes: Pictured above is an artist’s rendition of a neutron star named SGR 1806-20, which is located about 50,000 light-years from Earth in … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes over 39 Years.

June 12, 2014 – Global Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes over 39 Years: The table below reflects the events plotted on the graph above. The NOAA database was used in all cases. Volcanoes plotted cover 6,372 years; Tsunamis 3,422 years and … Continue reading

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Life Expectancy Around the World!

May 25, 2014 – Life Expectancy Around the World:  The World Map, above, is color coded by life expectancy. The color scale is in the lower left. Dark red is greater than 76 years, red is 70.3 to 76 yrs, … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakes, Quantity Per Day.

Map 7, 2014 – Global Earthquakes, Quantity Per Day: Of the 5,464 earthquakes, greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude from January 1, 1973 to February 9, 2013; some days saw multiple quakes per day. This is summarized in the chart … Continue reading

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Eastern United States Earthquake History and Hazards Map.

March 15, 2014 – Eastern United States Earthquake History and Hazards Map: A new map detailing all known geologic faults east of Denver was issued  by the U.S. government and a nonprofit electric research group, opening the way for nuclear … Continue reading

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The “Big One” For California is Overdue.

March 1, 2014 – California is Overdue for the “Big One:” The San Andreas Fault, pictured above, cuts through California like a “knife of doom!” When will it slice off the coast of California? My guess would be between April … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Japan Launches Joint U.S./Japan Research Rocket.

February 28, 2014 – Picture of the Day: A Japanese H-IIA rocket with the NASA-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory onboard, is seen launching from the Tanegashima Space Center in Tanegashima, Japan. Credits – Bill … Continue reading

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Song of the Day – Lemonade Mouth, “Determinate.”

January 19, 2014 – Song of the Day: High schoolers meet in detention and become the rock band “Lemonade Mouth.” (Credits – Disney Films, Bing and YouTube). The Master of Disaster

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Decoding a Tsunami’s Source.

December 10, 2013 – Decoding a Tsunami’s Source: In the powerful earthquake off Japan in 2011, the size of the destructive tsunami it spawned caught scientists by surprise. But they soon learned why the waves were so large: measurements showed … Continue reading

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Large Global Earthquakes by Year and Number of Quakes per Day for 41 Years.

November 3, 2013 – Large Global Earthquakes by Year and Quantity per Day, over the Last 41 Years: The graph reflects global earthquakes greater than or equal to (>=) 6.0 magnitude from January 1, 1973 to November 2, 2013. Global … Continue reading

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