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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 Earthquake Forecast for January 2014

January 18, 2014 – Earthquake Forecast for January 2014: The graph above shows the 10X Earthquake Power Ranking for quakes from 6.0 to 9.1 Magnitude. The graph was calculated using USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) computational tools. In short, a 7.0M … Continue reading

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A 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck New Zealand Today.

August 16, 2013 – A 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck New Zealand: The tremor occurred at 2:31 AM GMT time or 2:31 PM at the epicenter, which was 94 KMS (58 miles) WSW of Wellington, New Zealand (see map). A magnitude … Continue reading

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Pictrure of the Day — In the Still of the Sunset.

May 21, 2013 – Picture of the Day: In the still of the sunset from New Zealand’s South Island. The Master of Disaster

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5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013.

April 9, 2013: 5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013: I downloaded all earthquakes, with a magnitude of 6.0 or greater, from January 1, 1973 to April 8, 2013. This produced a data set of 5,293 global earthquakes, which I … Continue reading

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Super Volcanoes of New Zealand and the World.

February 18, 2013 – The Volcanoes of New Zealand and The World: The Lake Taupo Volcano is situated on the North Island of New Zealand (see map). It has a surface area of 616 square kilometers (238 square miles), and is … Continue reading

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40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region.

February 3, 2013 – 40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region: The chart above reflects global earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, by five regions of the world over the last 40 years. The SW (south-west) Pacific was the … Continue reading

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Hotchkiss Students on Antarctic Trip Encounter Whales and 30-Foot Wave – NYTimes.com

January 17, 2013 – Antarctic Trip Hotchkiss Students Encounter 30 Foot Rogue Wave:  For private school students, trips to far-flung corners of the earth have long been de rigueur. Pictured above, a Silver Explorer ship. But when 90 students from … Continue reading

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Mount Tongariro Comes Back to Life For the First Time in Over a Century.

August 8, 2012 – Mount Tongariro Erupts in New Zealand: New Zealand’s Mt Tongariro volcano has erupted for the first time in more than a century, spewing ash and prompting a threat warning for the central North Island. Police were … Continue reading

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A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Kermadic Islands One Hour Ago.

December 15, 2011 – A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Kermadic Islands: Less than one hour ago, the New Zealand and Australia region was hit by another earthquake. The 6.3 tremor occurred at a depth of 34 kilometers … Continue reading

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