Monthly Archives: February 2012

Siberia and Taiwan Quakes

A pair of significant quakes today in Asia. First was the 5.9 magnitude 13 mile deep quake centered at the south end of the island near Taitung City. Sharp shaking midmorning local time didn’t cause a lot of damage, affected … Continue reading

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Cold winters night

It’s the middle of winter here, snow, ice dark and dreary. Hoping things brighten up soon. Maybe I will post more? But no activity is good. What we have had was a story that global warming can cause earthquakes! Yes … Continue reading

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Boring week

OK nothing much happening in the last few days earthquake wise. While there have been quakes that locally are significant there have been none that are worth looking at. yes there was a quake near the north end of the Cascadia zone, … Continue reading

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Windows C runtime vulnerability

OK patch Tuesday this month from Microsoft includes a few patches but the one that sparks the most interest to me is the Windows C runtime library vulnerability. Its a problem in the way it calculates memory to be allocated for media … Continue reading

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California and Oregon Quakes

Two interesting quakes in the last few days have been the 5.6 magnitude quake near Eureka California and the 6.0 quake off of the coast of Oregon. Both of them shallow quakes, but being close together they are not on … Continue reading

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Fiji 5.9

OK it was a 5.9, but that’s not what gets me excited about the quake, it was 575 km deep. Like real deep, way down there. That’s the mantle, supposedly so deep that anything from the surface melted long ago, … Continue reading

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Feb 4 Vancouver Island Quake

I know this was a few days ago but I wanted to check a few things. There was a 5.7 magnitude off of Vancouver Island. This is close to the Cascadia subduction fault. As soon as you say Cascadia a … Continue reading

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