Tag Archives: Quakes

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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Magnitude 8 and Greater Earthquakes Since 1900.

April 1, 2014 – Magnitude 8 and Greater Earthquakes Since 1900: The map below displays Global earthquakes greater than or equal to 8.0 magnitude since the year 1900.  I expect an earthquake greater than 8.0 magnitude in April, 2014. Notice … Continue reading

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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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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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A Powerful 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Struck off the East Coast of Greenland.

August 30, 2012 – A 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Jan Mayen Island Region: The quake hit at 12:43PM local time at a very shallow 9 kilometers (5 miles). It was 1:43PM in London (GMT), 9:43AM in New York, 8:43AM … Continue reading

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A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Tarapaca, Chile.

May 14, 2012 – A 6.2 Magnitude Quake Struck in Northern Chile: The quake struck in extreme Northern Chile, at the junctures of the borders of Chile, Bolivia and Peru. The tremor hit at a relatively deep 98 kilometers (61 … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Earthquakes Gone?

May 13, 2012 – Where Have All the Earthquakes Gone? The last earthquake, greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude, occurred on May 1, 2012. That quake was a 6.0 magnitude, centered of the west coast of southern Mexico. Since … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakes by Month (Quantity), 1973 to 2012, > or = 6.0 Magnitude.

February 25, 2012 – Global Earthquakes per Month (quantity): I downloaded 5,329 earthquakes, greater than or equal to (>=) 6.0 magnitude; from January 1, 1973 to February 24, 2012. I divided the total number (quantity) per month by 39 (years) to … Continue reading

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5,326 Global Earthquakes – Average per Month.

February 11, 2012 – Average Earthquakes by Month over 39 Years: I downloaded all global earthquakes between January 1, 1973 and February 10, 2012, greater than or equal to (>=) 6.0 magnitude and totaled them by month. I divided each … Continue reading

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5,316 Global Earthquakes by Time of Day.

January 20, 2012 – Earthquakes by Time of Day: I downloaded all earthquakes >= to 6.0 magnitude, from 1973 to 2012, from the USGS website. I then categorized them by time of day. The results are presented in the graph … Continue reading

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