Tag Archives: Chile

Chile, Pacific Rise and Turkey

OK a bunch of quakes in the last day-ish and I picked the three most significant. Chile had a 7.1 in the same region as they had the 8.8 about two years ago (the one no-one seemed to care about … Continue reading

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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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Busy Earthquake Day

OK folks interesting day today and scary if you live in China. China had 3 5+ magnitude earthquakes today. 2 of those in central China and one in the nether regions of the north west. The 2 southern ones are … Continue reading

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Quite the slew of 6+ quakes in the last few days. There have been 6.x quakes at Japan, P.N.G., Vanuatu and Fiji. Now all these have in common is a few thousand miles of closeness (so really nothing in common) … Continue reading

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Japan quake changes our understanding of quakes

The 9.0 quake in Japan was different, huge and released a lot of energy but now we know how different. In our understanding of how quakes work we have always thought they went, as some say, like zippers, starting at … Continue reading

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