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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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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

Posted in Africa, Alaska Earthquakes, Aleutian Islands Earthquakes, American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, California, Chile, Chile-Bolvia, China, Death, Disasters, Earthquake, Ecuador, Egypt, European Union, Events, Fiji, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kamchatka Peninsula, Mexico, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, News, North-East Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Peru-Bolvia, Philippines, Ring of Fire, Russia, Samoa, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Ring of Fire, The Sandwich Islands, The Solomom Islands, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific – Near Vanuatu

July 6, 2012 – A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Vanuatu: The tremor occurred on July 6th, at 1:28PM local time. It was 10:28PM in New York (July 5th), 9:28PM in Chicago, 8:28PM in Denver and 7:28PM in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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A 6.7 Magnitdue Earthquake Struck near Vanuatu – in the South Pacific Ocean.

March 9, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck near Vanuatu: The South Pacific Ocean saw another earthquake, with a 6.7 magnitude tremor striking at 6:09PM local time; at a depth of 32 kilometers (20 miles). The quake was 37 … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Death, Disasters, Earthquake, Events, Fiji, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New York City, News, Pacific Ocean, South Pacific Ocean, The Solomom Islands, Vanuatu | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

South Pacific Volcano Comes Back to Life.

February 17, 2012 – Remote South Pacific Volcano Comes Back to Life: Tinakula is a small volcanic island in the South Pacific that has been caught doing some huffing and puffing this week by NASA satellites. Tinakula is a 2-mile-wide … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck In the Luzon, Philippines Region.

November 30, 2011 – A 6.0 Earthquake Struck Near Luzon, Philippines: A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck along the Philippines tectonic plate. The quake struck at 8:27AM local time, at a depth of 14 kilometers (9 miles). Due to the International … Continue reading

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5,293 Global Earthquakes by East and West Longitude.

October 25, 2011 – 5,293 Global Earthquakes by East and West Longitude: I downloaded 5,293 global earthquakes; from January 1, 1973 to October 24, 2011; with a magnitude of 6.0 or greater. I then divided them into east and west … Continue reading

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A 6.3 Earthquake Struck New Britain, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

October 18, 2011 – Another Strong Earthquake Struck New Britain, PNG: The region around PNG, The Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa and Fiji (in the Pacific South-West) has been the sight of numerous strong earthquakes. The period from 1973 to 2011 … Continue reading

Posted in American Samoa, Australia, Earthquake, Events, Fiji, Indonesia, Misc, Miscellaneous, Nature, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Ring of Fire, Samoa, South Pacific Ocean, The Kingdom of Tonga, The Solomom Islands | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Eastern New Guinea.

October 14, 2011 – A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in the South Pacific: The 6.7 magnitude quake struck between New Britain Island and Papua New Guinea (see map). It was 1:35PM near the epicenter. The tremor hit at a depth … 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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