Category Archives: earthquake

Volcano Patrol Sept. 19th


The most recent news out of Indonesia I’ve been able to find is that Semeru volcano (really a quite beautiful volcano) is erupting 3-4 times a day, and there is a growing lava dome in the crater. Activity at Semeru … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Activity


I find myself somewhat pressed to mention here that seismic activity at Yellowstone has been somewhat more than normal of late. This seemed to begin with a large long period event 4 days ago on the 11th, and it seems … Continue reading

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Watching Rainier


After the magnitude¬† 6.4 quake that struck just off Vancouver Island Sept. 9th, I was asked what volcanoes I would be watching because of that. I had just posted an article here on the Earthquake-Volcano Connection in which I outlined … Continue reading

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Columbia Calms Down, Yellowstone Still Interesting


Activity at the Nevado del Ruiz and Cerro Machin volcanoes in Columbia seems to have subsided somewhat on the seismographs there, which, I’m sure, is something of a relief to those monitoring the situation locally. This does not mean those … Continue reading

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Cerro Machin in Columbia


Over the month of August Cerro Machin volcano in Columbia has seen increasing seismicity and local reports there tell of the volcano ‘roaring’ which has not gone over well there with the locals as it is worrisome and may lead … Continue reading

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What Happens at Yellowstone


I’m not sure what to make of it, but while getting my seismofix this morning I came across a quake on the Red Lodge Montana seismograph that didn’t turn up in Google Earth’s very nice USGS plug-in at all. Red … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the Calm


Thus far it’s been a pretty slow morning, not much to get excited about, but that can change at any time. I’m really hoping it does. Following yesterday’s 6.4 quake off the coast of Vancouver I’ve been watching the seismographs … Continue reading

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