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Energy scale with 100 levels of magnitude

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Seismic Moment Release

Preliminary inversion of seismic moment release along the 2011 Japan earthquake source. Distribution of seismic moment release along the modeled…

The shaky isles: Canterbury & other qu…

This infographic poster was created for the anniversary of the 22 February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed…

Seismic Moment

Earthquakes, from the smallest shifts to the major shocks that topple buildings, are under constant surveillance by entities like the…

How Earthquakes are Measured

The two most widely accepted characteristics of an earthquake are its magnitude and its intensity. Via

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