Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kermadec Islands Quake Storm

The fault zone bordering the Pacific Plate and the Indo-Australian Plate is active today at the Kermadec Islands. Starting at 17:42 UTC there has been an earthquake of 5.0 magnitude or higher averaging every 30 minutes until 20:00. No tsunamis … Continue reading

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Two medium magnitude quakes hit Italy today, one in the wee hours of the morning was a 4.0 and woke people up but caused little damage, the other was 8 hours later, a magnitude 5.1 and caused fear and confusion but … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,600 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s newest and most expensive game ever!

OK this is a bit of a reach but bear with me. Microsoft just released a new extension for Visual Studio 2010 that brings it into the gaming world. No not an extension to make games but an extension to … Continue reading

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Stupid Computer!

OK I have a bunch of old Compaq HP laptops I use for work as my computers away from my computers. I have to be not in my office at times due to air quality issues, perfume, chemicals, people using … Continue reading

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Iran Quake today

Normally Iran has quakes on the west side, in the mountains away from it’s cities and towns. But today they had a quake big enough to cause damage only 11 km from Neyshabur a town in the north east of the … Continue reading

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SOPA, nuff said.

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Southern Atlantic cluster of quakes?

Eight 5+ and 6+ earthquakes in 2 days, and 4 in the 2 days preceding those in the south Atlantic Ocean is more than just interesting, it’s intriguing. This is not normal but statistically it is not anomalous, it falls within the realm of … Continue reading

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Rocking in the South Atlantic

While hardly dangerous but very interesting there were a number of quakes in the SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. (Not sure why but everyone seems to be all capping that for some reason?) Anyway 3 big quakes and undoubtedly many more small … Continue reading

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Sumatra, Jan 2012, 7.3 Magnitude Quake

A very interesting quake off of Sumatra today. At 7.3 it is a large quake and at a depth of only 29 km is relatively shallow but it didn’t cause a lot of damage and no damaging tsunami, and here … Continue reading

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