Monthly Archives: July 2011

Back from VayKay

I have been away the last week on a short and impromptu vacation. Some roofing work in town and painting at home and it was just not a tenable situation so I had to run. But I’m back, no real … Continue reading

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There’s always a phone scam for windows going on.

I think the title says it all, and if you remember back to my earlier note on the subject it goes something like this. Hello, we are from Windows Technical Support (or something like that) and we noticed your computer … Continue reading

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Zambia Quake?

Normally a 5.2 quake is not news and one in a relatively unpopulated area would not be news for most outlets but this one is news. Zambia is well away from any plate boundaries and in the area where this … Continue reading

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Asia and Europe quakes and what is happening below fiji?

An interesting day for earthquake watchers with some quakes in some unlikely places. In Asia there was a 6.1 quake in Kyrgyzstan which is close to the surface at 11 miles and very close to some large cities/towns. This combo means … Continue reading

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Lake Baikal Zone EarthQuake

Interesting earthquake in Russia at Lake Baikal. While not a large quake it is one of the largest and it highlights that this area is still active. The lake is a rift lake and the oldest still existing lakes in … Continue reading

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South West Pacific action

The faults in the Indo-Austrailia/Pacific boundary zone are active this week and they don’t look like slowing down. And the action on the Kermadec islands region is not slowing down but with a range of quakes as high as 5.9 it … Continue reading

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Oracle Java 7 launched

Oracle has launched Java 7 and both put it’s mark on the language and made it certain that they are going to support and grow the technology as far as they can. The launch of Java 7 is a big … Continue reading

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6 months in and costliest year already

This year has been a mess. With the Japan March 11 quake and tsunami, the record year for tornadoes in the US and flooding all over no wonder this is the costliest year on record according to re-insurers and Discovery News. No doubt … Continue reading

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Focus on the Kermadec Trench

The fault from the center of New Zealand north to Tonga is a two part deep trench. And in the last week it has been the center of a lot of activity, earthquake wise. The range of magnitudes goes as … Continue reading

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Japan gets hit with a 7.3

Just what earthquake ravaged Japan didn’t need, another large earthquake. The 7.3 quake is what we used to think would be the maximum magnitude quake before March, While this is not as damaging as the 9.0 that hit them in … Continue reading

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