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#Earthquakes occur in 3 different parts of #Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Seismologists in Alaska say earthquakes have jolted three different parts of the state.

Several earthquakes, including a 5.9 magnitude one, occurred around the same location early Friday in southeast Alaska. 102 more words



Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 Earthquake hits southeastern Alaska.

5.4 Earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.3 Earthquake hits Leyte in the Philippines. 9 more words


The Next BIG USA EARTHQUAKE: It May NOT Hit California

The New Madrid fault line is represented on the earthquake map as the big oval purple area in the center of the US. That area is home to millions of people and structures not built to withstand earthquakes. 165 more words

Quake Talk - Measurements and Calculations

Julian Lozos came to talk to us on July 17th, 2014 on measuring earthquakes. (Joel took the notes for this talk)

Julian referred to the fault on the side of the Corona Heights hill beside the Randall Museum as a “slip & slide” fault. 1,699 more words

Lecture Notes


Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits Potosi, Bolivia.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.


Something strange!

Earthquake central! Who knew that here in little old Jersey we would be experiencing a very strange phenomena – earthquakes! I missed the first one as I was driving and so it didn’t effect me at all but apparently it measured 4.2 on the Richter scale (hope I’ve spelt that correctly!). 661 more words