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Global Earthquakes by Month and Day Over the Last 40 Years.

May 26, 2013 – Global Earthquakes by Month and Day:  I updated my Global Earthquakes Database.  The two graphs, above, reflect global earthquake greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude; from 1973 to May 25, 2013.  The 5,685 earthquakes are … Continue reading

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Powerful Earthquakes Strike in the South and Northwest Pacific.

May 24, 2013 – Extremely Powerful Earthquakes Strike the Pacific Ring of Fire: Three earthquakes hit the “Ring of Fire,” picture above outlined in red. Two are slightly off the map and are shown by the red dash arrow. A … Continue reading

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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

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A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Fiji Islands

January 24, 2012 – A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Fiji Islands: The quake was a relatively deep 583 kilometers (326 miles) and, therefore, was felt over a wide area. The quake struck at 52 minutes after midnight … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean.

October 27, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck Near Fiji: Today’s 6.0 magnitude (M) tremor occurred at a depth of 610 kilometers (380 miles). Because of the extreme depth, the quake was felt over a wide area, however, no … Continue reading

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A Powerful Earthquake Struck the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand; in the South Pacific Ocean.

October 22, 2011 – A Powerful Earthquake Struck the Kermadec Islands: A major earthquake struck near the Kermadec Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean, early on Saturday morning. The 7.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at 5:57AM local time, and was centered … 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

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A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific Ocean Near Tonga.

September 23, 2011 – A 6.2 Magnitude (M) Earthquake (EQ) Struck Near Tonga in the South Pacific: The quake occurred on Sept. 23rd at 12:07PM, near the epicenter, at a depth of 8 kilometers (5 miles). No tsunami warnings or … Continue reading

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A Powerful 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Tonga and Fiji Less Than 45 Minuets Ago.

September 15, 2011 – A Large 7.2 Magnitude (M) Earthquake Struck the South Pacific Less Than 45 Minuets Ago: This is the fourth earthquake, greater than or equal to 6.0M, that has hit in the last 12 hours: (1) A … Continue reading

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