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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 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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Earthquake Report: Tōhoku-oki Earthquake Ten Years Later

This year we look back and remember what happened ten years ago in Japan and across the entire Pacific Basin. There are numerous web experiences focused on this type of reflection. Here is a short list, some of which I … Continue reading

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