Category Archives: Magnitude 8

Mag 8.0 to 8.99 earthquakes

Strong Earthquake Solomon Islands 22-Jan-17 (E170220430)

See source attribution and disclaimer notice Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below. Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review. Magnitude 7.9 [Was 8.0] [subject to further review] Date-Time: 2017-01-22T04:30:23.000Z (utc) Earthquake location: 6.214°S, 155.122°E Seismic Region: … Continue reading

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Great Earthquake Near Coast Of Northern Chile 01-Apr-14 (E140912346)

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Magnitude 8.3 Sea of Okhotsk 24-May-13 (b000h4jh)

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Count of Earthquakes M6+ -v- Count of Seismic Stations

There are many tales on the Internet of how earthquakes have been increasing and we are all doomed! Alternatively if not doomed the planet is going into some sort of transition with an increase in frequencies of the inhabitants and … Continue reading

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Magnitude 8.0 Santa Cruz Islands 06-Feb-13

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Seismicity 2012 so far – Earthquakes Mag 6+

As we trundle on to destruction on 21st December 2012 (NOT!) I thought it would be a good time to look at the year so far (To October 31). The charts below are for Magnitude 6 or greater earthquakes using … Continue reading

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Magnitude 8.2 Off W. Coast N. Sumatra 11-Apr-12 (c00090da)

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