Tag Archives: Natural Disasters and Hazards

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 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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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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Radar Chart of the Sun/Moon Angle for 346 Large Earthquakes.

February 17, 2013 – The Sun to Moon Angle for 346 Large Earthquakes: I prepared the astrological horoscopes of 346 earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, from 1973 to 2013. From that data I extracted the Sun to … Continue reading

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Earthquake Swarm Prediction.

January 30, 2013 – Earthquake Swarm Prediction:  Modified Jan-31-2013 at 4:00 AM PDT, 7:00 AM EST.  Additional earthquakes have taken place: 1) The Solomon Islands – 6.2 magnitude, 2) Southeastern Alaska – 6.0 magnitude. Modifying Earthquake Swarm Alert by eliminating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Megacatastrophes – WSJ.com

January 23, 2013 – Nine Strange Ways the World Could End:  In “Megacatastrophes!: Nine Strange Ways the World Could End,” David Darling and Dirk Schulze-Makuch offer a much more impressive list of lethal possibilities, which they score on a “Catastrophometer,” giving … Continue reading

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