Category Archives: geology

Earthquake Report: M 6.2 along the Great Sumatra fault

There was a magnitude M 6.2 Gempa or Earthquake on 25 February 2022. https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us6000gzyg/executive The plate boundary fault system that dominates the tectonics of the Island of Sumatera, Indonesia, is the complicated. The oceanic India-Australia plate converges with the Eurasia … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report: M 5.7 & 6.2 Mendocino triple junction

I was returning from New Orleans where I was attending the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. There was a short layover in Denver and I had a short time to find some food, which is challenging with my dietary restrictions. … Continue reading

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Tsunami Report: Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Volcanic Eruption & Tsunami

I will be filling this in over the next few days and wanted to start collating social media materials for this event. There was a large volcanic eruption in the Tonga region. This eruption was observable from satellites and has … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report: M 7.5 in Peru

In the middle of the night (my time) I got a notification from the EMSC earthquake notification service. I encourage everyone to download and use this app. There was an intermediate depth magnitude M 7.5 earthquake in Peru. The tectonics … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report Lite: M 7.0 near Acapulco, Mexico

I don’t always have the time to write a proper Earthquake Report. However, I prepare interpretive posters for these events. Because of this, I present Earthquake Report Lite. (but it is more than just water, like the adult beverage that … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report: M 7.2 in Haiti

I don’t always have the time to write a proper Earthquake Report. However, I prepare interpretive posters for these events. Because of this, I present Earthquake Report Lite. (but it is more than just water, like the adult beverage that … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report Lite: South Sandwich Islands

I don’t always have the time to write a proper Earthquake Report. However, I prepare interpretive posters for these events. https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us6000f53e/executive Because of this, I present Earthquake Report Lite. (but it is more than just water, like the adult beverage … Continue reading

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EarthquakeReport M 7.1 Philippines

I don’t always have the time to write a proper Earthquake Report. However, I prepare interpretive posters for these events. Because of this, I present Earthquake Report Lite. (but it is more than just water, like the adult beverage that … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report: M 8.2 near Perryville, Alaska

A few days ago, I was passed out on my couch (sleep apnea) and for some reason I awoke and noticed that I had gotten a CSEM notification of a large earthquake offshore of Alaska. Well, after looking into that, … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report M 6.7 in Panama

I don’t always have the time to write a proper Earthquake Report. However, I prepare interpretive posters for these events. Because of this, I present Earthquake Report Lite. (but it is more than just water, like the adult beverage that … Continue reading

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