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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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Another Strong 6.5 Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands.

February 9, 2013 – Another Strong 6.5 Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands: This makes 16 earthquakes, from 6.0 to 8.0 magnitude, in the Solomon/Santa Cruz Islands Region – over the first nine days of February. That’s enough to kick start … Continue reading

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Potetially Active Volcanoes of the Western United States.

July 31, 2012 – – Potentially Active Volcanoes of the Western United States: There are 14 volcanoes, on the map above, that have been active in the last 2,000 years. Another nine are potentially active. Mount St. Helens is most … Continue reading

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70 Million Years of Pacific Plate Movement!

July 28, 2012 – 70 Million Years of Pacific Plate Movement: The map above shows significant volcanoes over the last 3,500 years, in and around the Pacific Ocean. Almost all noteworthy volcanoes and earthquakes occur along Convergent plate boundaries (see … Continue reading

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