Monthly Archives: December 2015

Earthquake Report: Tajikistan!

We just had an earthquake in Tajikistan with a magnitude of M = 7.2. Here is the USGS website for this earthquake. We had a M = 7.5 in Afghanistan in October of 2015, less than 2 months ago. That … Continue reading

Posted in asia, College Redwoods, collision, geology, HSU, plate tectonics, strike-slip

Earthquake Report: Southeast Indian Ridge!

While at the HSU Geology Club Rock Auction last night, there was a large earthquake south of the SE Indian Ridge, between the SE India Ridge and the Kerguelen Plateau. Here is the USGS web page for this M 7.1 … Continue reading

Posted in College Redwoods, earthquake, education, geology, HSU, Indian Ocean, strike-slip