Archive for January, 2011

Magnitude 7.2 – SOUTHWESTERN PAKISTAN – January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Southwestern Pakistan on January 18, 2011.
LATITUDE  28.827°N,   LONGITUDE  63.974°E
For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

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Magnitude 7.0 – LOYALTY ISLANDS – January 13, 2011

January 14, 2011

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in the Loyalty Islands on January 13, 2011.
LATITUDE  -20.617°S,  LONGITUDE   168.489°E
For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Below is a seismogram of this earthquake recorded at Amesbury Middle School:

Seismologist Records Fans’ Frenzy Over Touchdown at Football Game

January 13, 2011

John Vidale, a seismologist at the University of Washington recorded the ground shaking caused by fans responding to a touchdown at a football game.

Here’s the seismogram – “Hawks 12th Man Goes Seismic”

and here’s the story – “Seahawks Fans Literally Shook the Earth”