Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tonga to New Zealand earthquake zone

Waking up this morning to read about a new 5.3 earthquake Christchurch New Zealand. This is the latest but not last of quakes to hit the city in recent days. And the news is not good because this is the … Continue reading

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Christchurch New Zealand hit with 3 earthquakes

I can’t say not again as this is what we were predicting, but we didn’t think Christchurch New Zealand would get 3 of them. This earthquake storm has been moving south for months and two weeks ago after the quake … Continue reading

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Isn’t it time everyone knew about Linux

Linux desktop is now on 1.5% of all desktops. That sounds small but that is consider this, the sell millions of computers every month. Those computers don’t just go away but some stick around for many years while others only … Continue reading

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Philippines flash floods and Puerto Rico quake

Today started with the news of hundreds of deaths in flash floods in the Philippines. With torrential rains from  a tropical storm, Washi. The flooding was unexpected and in the middle of the night washing people out of their beds, causing immense … Continue reading

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Back to the Kermadec Trench

A part of the world that never disappoints we are again looking at a couple of quakes in the Kermadec trench. The first, a 5.6 magnitude quake almost directly under the trench at 43 km depth. At this depth it was actually only … Continue reading

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Papua New Guinea. 7.1 Earthquake

I awoke this morning to the news of a large on-land earthquake in PNG this morning. A 7.1 is a destructive quake with Pager showing 500k population in the worst hit zone. But it’s mnot all bad news as the … Continue reading

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6.7 Mexico Quake

With memories of the 1985 8.1 quake still fresh in peoples minds people fled buildings and swaying high-rises in Mexico city for today’s 6.7 magnitude earthquake. Todays quake was smaller, inland and relatively deep and so much less damage is expected from … Continue reading

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