Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cascadia mega quake coming?

I keep hearing people say that a Cascadia zone mega quake is about to happen or will happen within the next 50 years. I am not so sure. But while I am not sure I still recommend people know the … Continue reading

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New Cascadia zone hazard

The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries recently found and mapped a new fault on Mount Hood that in the past has delivered quakes in the 6 to 7 range. The fault is determined to be active and adds to … Continue reading

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What would happen if

OK there is a bunch of activity in the fault line across from Indonesia to Fiji. Most of this is a subduction zone where the Indo-Australian plate is bending and going under the plate above it. A bunch of the quakes lately … Continue reading

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South Pacific activity

Vanuatu has a large quake a week ago and the aftershocks are still rolling. Bit the big one today so far is the 6.8 that rolled the Banda sea. This area like Vanuatu is a ‘U’ shaped bend in the … Continue reading

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Vanuatu still shaking

Following the quakes from Vanuatu on the weekend things are still rumbling with a 6.2 happening today. A very active part of the pacific this year I am really looking for more crust movement data. The number of large quakes … Continue reading

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Peruvian Rain-Forest Quake

While still in Peru today’s quake is very deep and way to the eastern side of the country this quake is deep in the subduction zone and inland of the andes mountains, at the furthest west area of the amazon. … Continue reading

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Quake day USA

Today started with a 5.3 magnitude earthquake in Colorado. The largest quake in the area for 40 years and aftershocks happening as we speak and for the next few weeks or months. But that was just the morning snack because … Continue reading

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