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Waveforms, sonifications, and the 3-11-11 earthquake that hit Japan

The Great Honshu earthquake and the Tohoku earthquake are two names for the 3-11-11 earthquake that hit Japan.

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January 6, 2016

The Mainichi has a very interesting article on North Korea’s probable nuclear explosion. 229 kata lagi

New trending GIF tagged sassy earthquake sass attitude...

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Seismic, biorhythm drawings

Question: taking an approach used by artist Deborah Humm, if I use my body as a seismograph, will the biorhythm drawings made vary noticeably as a result of watching different types of programmes on TV? 136 kata lagi


Build Your Own Seismometer! Discover for yourself how scientists record awesome earthquakes.

Seismometers are the machines that measure earthquakes by producing seismographs. While the seismometers scientists use have advanced technology and complex parts, you can build your own basic seismometer to see how they can track earthquakes. 321 kata lagi


Seismology: The Study of Earthquakes

Earthquakes are recorded by instruments called seismographs.  A seismograph has a base that sets firmly in the ground and
a heavy weight that hangs free. When an earthquake causes the ground to shake, the base of the seismograph shakes too, but the hanging weight does not. 284 kata lagi



  • Any sudden disturbance below the Earth’s surface may produce vibrations or shaking in Earth’s crust and some of these vibrations; when reach the surface, are known as earthquakes.
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7.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Japan Saturday, No Tsunami Risk Due To Quake's Depth

(CBS SF)– A strong 7.8 magnitude quake struck the open ocean, 543 miles south of Tokyo early Saturday morning.

The initial report from seismographs pegged its magnitude at 8.5 but it was later significantly downgraded to a 7.8 quake. 50 kata lagi