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2 Quakes Strike Near Idyllwild

IDYLLWILD (CBSLA.com) — A magnitude-3.4 earthquake originating near Idyllwild shook the region overnight and was felt as far away as Diamond Bar, the U.S. Geological Survey reported today. 116 more words


Earthshaking Elephants

(Reposted from The Earth Story, https://www.facebook.com/TheEarthStory/posts/977645872296457:0)

When elephants and humans collide, it’s not always the humans that come out on top. Elephants that wander into farmland can do significant damage to crops, fences, and even buildings, sometimes injuring or killing people. 360 more words


Robert Mallet - Father of Seismology

Making a significant contribution to science and being recognised for it would be enough for most people, but not Robert Mallet who is also credited with creating new words that are in daily use. 304 more words


Field Notes: Ethiopia 2.0

Rough-backed mountains with strange straight-sided peaks and pinnacles of rock recede into the misty distance, and the umbilical thread of what will be the world’s longest river spills out of a round-bellied lake. 876 more words


New Live Seismograph Display

A year or so ago, I upgraded my seismograph software from the original IRIS AmaSeis program to an upgraded version based on Java called jAmaSeis… 418 more words


Discovery of hidden earthquake presents challenge to earthquake early-warning systems

Seismologists studying the 2011 Chile earthquake have discovered a previously undetected earthquake that took place seconds after the initial rupture. This newly discovered phenomena, which they called a `closely-spaced doublet,’ presents a challenge to earthquake and tsunami early warning systems as it increases the risk of larger-than-expected tsunamis in the aftermath of a typical subduction earthquake.

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Six Days, Three Earthquakes

It’d been a while since I’d felt an earthquake. On Wednesday, I felt the first one in a long time.

Wednesday’s was felt at the Imperial Gardens in Tokyo. 99 more words