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Japan Quakes

Sorry for not posting earlier or often. I have noticed a pattern, but I am not sure it really is a pattern or if it’s something I am projecting onto the data so more data required. In the Japan area … Continue reading

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This time it was Tonga, 5.8

A shallow, 10 km, quake in the Tonga region today. No waves, damage or anything spectacular. Just the planet trying to rearrange the furniture. But there was also a 6 magnitude quake in the Philippines ¬†close to Samar, with reports … 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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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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Quake count up: 9

I what has been an uneventful day there was one interesting quake in Virginia. This looks like an aftershock of the larger quake that happened there in August. There have been quite a few aftershocks that have been generally decreasing … Continue reading

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Earthquakes, fast and furious

Been a lot happen over the last few days. A 7.3 in Fiji is starting yet another southward sweep of the Fiji to New Zealand quake storm. If this one catches up to the last one, like waves they may … Continue reading

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Japan again (the sequel?)

OK so another 6.8 mag earthquake in Japan today following the 6.2 there 2 days ago. Japan gets quakes and with the 9.0 this spring when they get a 6 it seems a bit lame but it’s not. When you … Continue reading

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