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ATACAMA, CHILE quake

A serious quake in Chile today at a magnitude of 6.1 and at a depth of only 15km. This quake on the pacific/South America boundary has been listed as a yellow on pager indicating that there will be damage and … Continue reading

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Bolivia Earthquake

Interesting earthquake in Bolivia today. When I got the announcement of a 6.2 in Bolivia I was afraid at first that there may have been a lot of damage or deaths. A 6.2 in other parts of the world has … Continue reading

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A tale of two quakes

Two Big quakes today, one grabbing headlines in Alaska and one drowning in obscurity inĀ Argentina. Both about the same magnitude and about the same impact (nil to none) and people wonder two things, why the one gets headlines and why … 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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