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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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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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