Category Archives: Earth Science

Queen Charlotte quake Oct 28

A 7.7 magnitude quake in the islands along the coast of Canada caused a small tsunami and rattled some nerves. This was not on the Cascadia quake zone but a strike slip quake that could not cause the large tsunami that the Cascadia zone … Continue reading

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Guatemala Fuego Volcano Erupts

Volcano eruptions are on-going on the Fuego volcano today. The eruptions include lava and explosions as well as ash clouds and pyroclastic flows. Many people, estimated by some to be as many as 33000, have been evacuated so far. Video … Continue reading

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Huge Costa Rica Quake

Today there was a huge 7.6 quake in Costa Rica. The area it hit was not heavily populated and rural which is the only saving grace they had as if that had hit one of their cities there would have … Continue reading

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Active few days

OK we had a couple of good quakes recently. There was that 7+ off of El Salvador that actually caused a small tsunami. Small the operative word here. There have been hundreds of aftershocks and a sizable crust movement but no … Continue reading

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KURIL ISLANDS

I have been watching this earthquake cluster for a few weeks and it’s interesting. Normally you get a bunch of quakes like this they are after shocks from a larger quake but looking at thedata for this area and there … Continue reading

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Italy Earthquake, Modena

A 6.0 is not big news in Peru or Indonesia or japan but a 6.0 only 5 km deep in the fertile deltas in northern Italy is a disaster. Buildings are collapsed, people killed, major damage to all infrastructure. The … Continue reading

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Not much, u?

OK there was a 6.2 mag earthquake in Chile but so far not one aftershock. Nada, zilch, zip, nuthin’. OK the last 2 times we saw something like this was in Japan and Indonesia. Just sayin’. I have this theory … Continue reading

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