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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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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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Vanuatu 7.1 Quake

There was a 7.1 Magnitude quake, of only 14 km depth. It created a localized tsunami. There have been about 6 5+ magnitude aftershocks with dozens of lesser shocks. I expect at least 1 magnitude 6 or higher aftershock within … Continue reading

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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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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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Papua New Guinea. 7.1 Earthquake

I awoke this morning to the news of a large on-land earthquake in PNG this morning. A 7.1 is a destructive quake with Pager showing 500k population in the worst hit zone. But it’s mnot all bad news as the … Continue reading

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6.7 Mexico Quake

With memories of the 1985 8.1 quake still fresh in peoples minds people fled buildings and swaying high-rises in Mexico city for today’s 6.7 magnitude earthquake. Todays quake was smaller, inland and relatively deep and so much less damage is expected from … Continue reading

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