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Quake NOW

  1. Sep 17, 2014 #1

    davenn

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    This is as close as I could find. Still think Guam?
    http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2014/09/15/mexico-baja-california-peninsula-rocked-by-2-earthquakes/ [Broken]
     
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  4. Sep 17, 2014 #3

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    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000sdcr#summary

    yup still think its Guam :wink:

    after about an hour or so it was downgraded to a M 6.7
    Its just on 137 km deep so that explains its lack of an extended period of surface waves.

    For me here in Sydney, Australia, for quakes down the western side of the Americas ( nth, cntrl, sth) I start seeing them at ~ M 5.8. I can determine (clearly recognise) P and S arrivals at ~ M 6.5

    cheers
    Dave
     
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  5. Sep 17, 2014 #4

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  6. Sep 17, 2014 #5
    Very cool stuff davenn!
     
  7. Sep 17, 2014 #6

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    The PDN says it was downgraded to 6.7 and there was minimal damage.
     
  8. Sep 17, 2014 #7

    davenn

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    yes that's correct, fortunately it was offshore rather than right underneath Guam

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  9. Sep 17, 2014 #8

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    My Wife if from the Philippines. We haven't been to Mt Mayon yet ... its on that "to do" list
    Travelling in the Philippines isn't much fun. The transport system is diabolical and the roads are even worse and the SE end of Luzon is a long way off our usual beaten path :wink:

    Have visited the Ta'al volcano (sthrn Luzon) a couple of times and taken a boat out across the crater lake to the central island cone that quietly smokes away

    Actually there's a bunch of volcanoes in the western/SW Pacific that are on the to do list to visit
    Time and money both lacking


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  10. Sep 17, 2014 #9

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    just a post of the seismogram, as the quake will scroll off the display by the end of today

    attachment.php?attachmentid=73254&stc=1&d=1411001396.gif

    cheers
    Dave
     

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  11. Sep 17, 2014 #10

    lisab

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    Wow, awesome seismograph :approve:.
     
  12. Sep 17, 2014 #11

    davenn

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    Thanks Lisa :)


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