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Earthquake Energy Release Comparison.

March 18, 2013 – Earthquake (EQ) Energy Release Comparison: The graph above depicts the relative energy released by earthquakes of various magnitudes. The Richter Magnitude (M) Earthquake Scale is exponential. Something is said to increase exponentially if its rate of … Continue reading

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A 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Struck East of Oregon.

June 19, 2012 – A 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Struck East of Oregon: Although the quake was of moderate size, the danger is in the area that it hit. The tremor occurred along one of the complex fault lines in the … Continue reading

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