Tag Archives: United States Geological Survey

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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Siberia and Taiwan Quakes

A pair of significant quakes today in Asia. First was the 5.9 magnitude 13 mile deep quake centered at the south end of the island near Taitung City. Sharp shaking midmorning local time didn’t cause a lot of damage, affected … Continue reading

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Earthquake in Indonesia, right on schedule?

Ok yesterday I wrote a short post saying the next big quake (which apparently is a 6.5 or higher) was going to be in Indonesia. 4 hours later I get an email from the USGS, a 6.6 in Indonesia. Was … Continue reading

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5th 7+ quake in Vanuatu in just over a year!

Earthquakes in Vanuatu are a common occurance but 7.0’s are always news. Vanuatu has another 7+ earthquake today, the 3rd in less than a month, the fifth in just over a year; no damage expected but wow are they getting … Continue reading

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Vanuatu still shaking

Following the quakes from Vanuatu on the weekend things are still rumbling with a 6.2 happening today. A very active part of the pacific this year I am really looking for more crust movement data. The number of large quakes … Continue reading

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Quake day USA

Today started with a 5.3 magnitude earthquake in Colorado. The largest quake in the area for 40 years and aftershocks happening as we speak and for the next few weeks or months. But that was just the morning snack because … Continue reading

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