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Why We Have Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis – – In Two Easy Steps.

September 21, 2013 – – Why We Have Earthquake and Volcanoes: (A) Radiating heat from the core causes convection currents in the mantle of the earth. (B) These convection currents push and pull on the tectonic plates, causing the plates … Continue reading

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A Strong 6.6 Magntide Earthquake Struck Near West Panguna, Paupa New Guinea (PNG).

April 14, 2013 – A 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near West Panguna, Paupa New Guinea (PNG): The strong quake hit at 1:32AM GMT (UTC), at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles). No tsunami is expected. The Australia–Pacific plate boundary … Continue reading

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Alaska Earthquake Hazards Map.

March 30, 2013 – Alaska Earthquake Hazards Map: Alaska, and the Aleutian Islands, are very seismically active; particularly around the Prince William Sound and the Aleutian Island chain. This is because they are a part of the “Ring of Fire,” … 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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531 Large Global Earthquake by Latitude and Longitude.

August 11, 2011 – – Large Earthquakes by Latitude and Longitude: I downloaded all global earthquakes from 1973 through August 11, 2011; with a magnitude of 7.0M or greater. A total of 531 large global earthquakes were found. I separated … Continue reading

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A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific near Vanuatu.

August 1, 2011 – – A 6.2 Earthquake Struck the South Pacific near Vanuatu: Today marks the fourth earthquake, between 6.2M and 6.8M, in the last three days in the southwest Pacific. Today’s 6.2 Magnitude tremor near Vanuatu, 6.8M near … Continue reading

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7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes 740 Mile North of Auckland, New Zealand 2 Hours Ago!

A very large 7.8 earthquake struck in the south-west Pacific Ocean less than two hours ago (12:03 P.M. PDT). The orange “A” in the map above, marks the location of today’s massive earthquake. Their is currently no Tsunami warning and … Continue reading

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