Posts Tagged Earthquakes

Solved: How Tides Can Trigger Earthquakes…

The tides are turning in a quest to solve an earthquake mystery… Read the article at enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/58343-solved-how-tides-can-trigger-earthquakes Advertisements

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

This recap takes us up into space, deep down into the ocean, and way back in history… Read it here at Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html

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The Earth Is Eating Its Own Oceans…

Intro from LiveScience.com: As Earth’s tectonic plates dive beneath one another, they drag three times as much water into the planet’s interior as previously thought… Read more on this research here: https://www.livescience.com/64091-earth-is-eating-its-oceans.html

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Earthquake number 9: 4.0 quake strikes South East of Trinidad…

Folks, varying parts of our little island continue to shake occasionally, I’m just seeing from this report that there was another one today: http://www.looptt.com/content/earthquake-number-9-40-quake-strikes-south-east-trinidad

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Eighth earthquake strikes near T&T in under two weeks…

These events are becoming a bit too regular I think: http://www.looptt.com/content/eighth-earthquake-strikes-near-tt-under-two-weeks

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Fifth earthquake recorded near T&T in past week…

Much slight but scary seismic activity has been recorded around Trinidad & Tobago in the past few days, I just found this report: http://www.looptt.com/content/fifth-earthquake-recorded-near-tt-past-week

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Trinidad & Tobago news…

Hi folks, Our little islands are currently being challenged by the elements, things are pretty tough in some parts of Trinidad with lots of heavy rains and extreme floods. Much relief work is taking place, some persons have been evacuated from their homes, and some areas are inaccessible. Apparently eastern and central areas have been […]

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Is It Possible to Predict Earthquakes?…

How accurately can researchers predict when an earthquake is expected to strike?… Read this article here at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/62560-how-to-predict-earthquakes.html

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Trinidad Sits Atop Risky Earthquake Zone…

Following up on Trinidad’s 6.9 magnitude earthquake on the 21st August, here is a 2010 article I just found on LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/29591-trinidad-sits-atop-risky-earthquake-zone.html And earthquakes really aren’t anything new to us with a 7.9 quake in 1766 resulting in a capital city change from St. Joseph to Port of Spain. Read about some other historic quakes here: http://www.looptt.com/content/10-worst-earthquakes-tt

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5.9 aftershock this morning in Trinidad…

Here’s the report from one of our newspapers: https://newsday.co.tt/2018/08/22/earthquake-aftershock/

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Major 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Venezuela…

A report on the earthquake from nbcnews.com: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/major-7-3-magnitude-earthquake-rocks-venezuela-n902706

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Some earthquake reports from here in Trinidad…

An earthquake of approximately 6.9 in magnitude rocked Venezuela, Trinidad, Suriname, the Lesser Antilles. In Venezuela the recorded magnitude is 7.3… Here are some reports: Earthquake terror cars destroyed buildings damaged by 6.9 earthquake Monster quake terrifies T&T Powerful 7.3 magnitude shakes Caribbean causing damage from Trinidad to Venezuela Earthquake damage from coast to coast

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Massive earthquake just hit Trinidad & Tobago, magnitude about 7 or 6.8…

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Earthquake rocks Trinidad & surrounding countries…

Earthquake measuring around 5.3, occurring just before 10 pm last night, felt in the capital Port of Spain. Located off the North of Venezuela… https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/trinidad-magnitude-5-3-earthquake-jolts-trinidad-and-neighbouring-countries/ Read another report here: http://www.looptt.com/content/53-earthquake-rocks-tt  

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Natural History: Alfred Wegener ~ Plate Tectonics & Continental Drift…

The following video presents an overview of the theory of plate tectonics and continental drift with a history of Alfred Wegener’s work…

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Do Hundreds of Earthquakes in Hawaii Mean Kilauea Could Blow?…

More than 600 earthquakes have rattled Hawaii’s Big Island since Monday as red-hot magma from the Kilauea volcano roils underground, moving underneath residential areas, a region where magma hasn’t historically traveled, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)… Read about it at livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/62477-earthquakes-kilauea-lava-eruption.html

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Where in the Pacific Northwest Will the Next Monstrous Earthquake Strike?…

Seismic research update from livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/61024-where-will-the-big-one-hit.html

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Tiny Slowdown in Earth’s Rotation Could Unleash Major Earthquakes…

(From livescience.com): Past periods of slow rotation over the last 100 years have coincided with more earthquakes than average, according to research presented last month at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America… Read the article here: https://www.livescience.com/60989-slow-earth-rotation-triggers-earthquakes.html

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