Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Re: Earthquakes Worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Glacier » Dec 7th, 2012, 12:59 pm

An interesting read:

SHOCKER FOR SCIENTISTS: INDIAN QUAKE TRIGGERS MORE
Surprising USGS study suggests new definition for aftershocks


Controversial results from a new study by the United States Geological Survey have provided a shocker to scientists by indicating seismic waves from the 8.6 East Indian Ocean earthquake on April 11 circled the earth multiple times, triggering more than a dozen major earthquakes around the globe within a week.

The evidence could change the definition of “aftershocks” as scientists have known them for generations.

According to the USGS report, there was a “100-fold increase in seismicity” on the other side of the earth in Baja, Calif., which experienced “13 events in the following two days,” including 6.0 and 7.0 shakers. Japan was another location thousands of miles away from the original temblor where large quakes were triggered.

And what is so shocking to the scientific community?

“While aftershocks have traditionally been defined as those smaller earthquakes that happen after and nearby the main fault rupture, scientists now recognize that this definition is wrong,” a statement by the USGS reads. “Instead, aftershocks are simply earthquakes of any size and location that would not have taken place had the main shock not struck.”


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Re: Earthquakes Worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby averagejoe » Dec 7th, 2012, 1:26 pm

An almost 6 magnitude in New Zealand. Was this triggered by the 7.3 off Japan today?

http://www.geonet.org.nz/quakes/region/ ... 012p923684

USGS says....6.3

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/ ... 75_-40.php

Japan today.....

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/ ... 145_40.php
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Re: Earthquakes Worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby noneofyourbiz3 » Dec 7th, 2012, 4:19 pm

Some buzz going around both of those quakes were on the same magnetic lay line.
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby GordonH » Dec 10th, 2012, 10:08 am

@ 8:53 am today
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Frisk » Dec 15th, 2012, 1:56 pm

"A strong earthquake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea with a moment magnitude of Mw 6.0 at a depth of 55.80 km"
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Frisk » Dec 17th, 2012, 7:45 am

"A strong earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia with a moment magnitude of Mw 6.1 at a depth of 18.50 km"
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby GordonH » Dec 21st, 2012, 3:48 pm

About an hour
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Frisk » Jan 2nd, 2013, 6:44 pm

http://www.quakeprediction.com/

7.0-7.5 magnitude quake predicted for Japan. January 1st to January 5th
6.0-7.0 magnitude quake predicted for Southern California. January 5th to January 8th
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Bsuds » Jan 2nd, 2013, 6:50 pm

I didn't think they can predict earthquakes and certainly not narrow it down to a few days.
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Frisk » Jan 2nd, 2013, 7:03 pm

Look at the previous predictions, they've actually been surprisingly accurate.
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Bsuds » Jan 2nd, 2013, 7:08 pm

Sorry I won't go to that site. I get a warning that it is unsafe.
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Frisk » Jan 2nd, 2013, 7:15 pm

The site is safe,,,your computer is probably warning you about an advertisement on the site. do you have ad blocker on?
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Bsuds » Jan 2nd, 2013, 7:19 pm

The warning is from Web of Trust and I won't go there. Not worth it.
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Frisk » Jan 5th, 2013, 1:07 am

Major 7.7 magnitude earthquake offshore Alaska.
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Frisk » Jan 5th, 2013, 1:16 am

Tsunami warnings in place for B.C.
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