Archive for December, 2016

Magnitude 7.6 – 39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile – December 25th, 2016

December 26, 2016

USGS Event Report
2016-12-25 14:22:27 (UTC)
39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile
December 25th, 2016
-43.416°S  -73.880°W
Depth  34.6 km
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Weston Observatory Seismographs Record the Commuter Traffic Pattern

December 23, 2016

On weekdays, our seismographs record the commuter traffic pattern around Weston Observatory.

Routes 95, 90 (Turnpike), and 2 – major commuter roads – are all within a few miles of our seismographs.

The traffic begins at about 5:30 AM, and continues until about 7:30 PM.

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M7.9 – 46km E of Taron, Papua New Guinea – December 17, 2016

December 17, 2016

USGS Earthquake Report
2016-12-17 10:51:12 UTC
Magnitude 7.9
46km E of Taron, PNG
-4.509°S   153.450°E

103.2 km depth
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