Tag Archives: Earthquakes

Watching earthquakes around the world. NOW!

I recently came across a website with a real time global seismic monitor map. It’s really interesting to see what levels of tectonic activity are happening around the world at any time. There are also links to a variety of … Continue reading

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Important Earthquakes: 1800-1990

In the next installment of important earthquakes listed below are some of the more well known earthquakes for this time period. 1990 to present day important earthquakes will follow in a future post. Date Magnitude Location Estimated Deaths 1822 5th … Continue reading

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Important Earthquakes: 470BC-1800 AD

A list of some of the most important earthquakes 470BC-1800AD. Those after 1800 will follow in further blog posts. Date  Site Estimated Deaths 464 BC Sparta, Greece 20,000 AD 342 Antioch, Turkey 40,000 565 Antioch, Turkey 30,000 856 December Corinth, … Continue reading

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Japanese Earthquakes: A timeline

The recent earthquake in Japan has devastated the lives of thousands of people, cost millions of pounds of damage and created a whole host of further dangers. Japan, however, has faced many large earthquakes and has recovered. Here is a … Continue reading

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