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Schoolmade Seismology with a TC-1

A kid’s interest in science usually begins with the awesome experience of seeing the unknown: stars beyond the eyesight with a toy telescope or the tiny universe below our perception with the help of a microscope.  557 more words



Worked in 2000, during a stay in Japan, I engaged in trying to produce a new perspective to the analysis of seismic risk. I always thought that the “extreme values method, called GUMPBEL” is a sort of black box, because shows results, but it is difficult to infer how they were calculated, so I strive to develop the new approach. 398 more words


Two Oklahoma earthquakes in a DAY put state on track for biggest year of seismic activity EVER

By Reuters

Published: 20:33 EST, 5 April 2014 | Updated: 21:05 EST, 5 April 2014

Earthquakes rattled residents in Oklahoma on Saturday, the latest in a series that have put the state on track for record quake activity this year, which some seismologists say may be tied to oil and gas exploration. 224 more words

Earth Watch Report

"The safest place to be during an earthquake would be in a stationary store"*...

The United States is currently gripped in a bout of earthquake mania, following a series of significant tremors in the West. And any time Yellowstone, LA, or San Francisco shakes, people start to wonder if it’s a sign of The Big One™ to come.

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Question: Has Tyler Arboretum ever experienced an earthquake?

On April 1, 2014, there was no fooling about the magnitude 8.2 earthquake that occurred offshore of Chile.  Several locations across the globe felt the ground shake and were placed under tsunami warnings.  730 more words

CalTech Seismologists Warn Of Potentially Large Quake From Puente Hills Fault Under LA

PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — With the amount of recent seismic activity, CalTech seismologists warn that the Puente Hills thrust fault, which runs through Downtown Los Angeles, could produce a major quake under the city. 182 more words