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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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40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Day of the Week.

September 4, 2012 – Large Earthquakes versus the Origin of the English Days of the Week: The chart above reflects which day of the week 345 large earthquakes occurred on, from 1973 to 2012. These were earthquakes greater than or … Continue reading

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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 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Santiago Del Estero, Argentina.

May 28, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Quake Struck Argentina: The tremor was 588 kilometers (365 miles) deep and, as such, was felt over a wide area of Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay (see map). This earthquake was first reported … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Quake Watch:
See source attribution and disclaimer notice USGS Earthquakes details pages Magnitude 6.1 Date-Time Monday, March 05, 2012 at 07:46:09 UTC Monday, March 05, 2012 at 04:46:09 AM at epicenter Location 28.227°S, 63.242°W Depth 550 km…

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A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in the Loyalty Islands Region of the South Pacific Ocean Less than two hours ago.

March 3, 2012 – A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Struck near the Loyalty Islands less than two hour ago: The powerful quake was 111 miles west of Lle Hunter, Loyalty Islands (LI), New Caledonia (NC); 161 milesESE of Tadine, LI, NC; … Continue reading

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February 2012 Global Earthquake Quantity and Power Forecast.

January 23, 2012 – February 2012 Global Earthquake Quantity and Power Forecast: This forecast is based upon 5,311 actual global earthquakes, from January 1, 1973 to December 31, 2011 that were greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude. I summarized … Continue reading

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A 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Kermadec Islands.

October 7, 2011 – A 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Kermadec Islands: The Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) are a volcanic Island Arc, in the South Pacific, approximately 550 miles north of New Zealand’s north Island. They are uninhabited … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific.

September 12, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific Paradise of Vanuatu: Their is trouble in “Paradise.” Since 1973, 14 earthquakes (greater than 6.9 magnitude) have struck the Island Nation of Vanuatu. Their were three in the … Continue reading

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