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Earthquakes in the past week: #1: Europe!

Normally I don’t compare that much when it comes to ‘our’ local earthquakes compared to the “rest of the world”. However, after yesterday’s M6.1 near Crete, Greece, I could not resist to quickly check. Maybe it’s because of the enormous numbers of aftershocks around Crete, but well, Europe is the absolute #1 today – even […]

A M3.6 earthquake near Darmstadt: It’s getting boring

And yet another earthquake near Darmstadt, Germany, a Magnitude 3.6 (average) And how it looked like on the scales: At least, that’s what a few of the reports say. What surprised me most were the differences in magnitudes being reported though. Here’s what the different stations and websites report (corrections not included): M3.4 – Landesamt […]

Bárðarbunga, an Icelandic volcano: links and live data

Websites with links and live data: * Data: Weerstation Langerak (data+webcams) * Data: 3D earthquake map * Webcams: Live from Iceland * Webcams: Webcam collection * Info/Data: Institute of Earth Sciences * Info/Data: IJsland enzo (earthquakes) * Info/Data: Icelandic Meteorologiscal Office * Info/Data: Follow the seismic and volcanic activity near Bárðarbunga * Info/Background: Daily KOS […]

Earthquake scales (adjusted) in Germany, Europe

As you might have noticed, the earthquakes are increasing here in Germany. Every time I left an “I felt it!” remark to the agencies that investigate earthquakes there are a bunch of descriptions that you’re being asked. However, the comparisons to the current earthquake scale descriptions didn’t really match with what they felt like. My […]

And yet another earthquake at Darmstadt: M2.6

Although we had a short discussion what it exactly was, I kind of knew it was yet another one and guessed it was around M2.5 Then, on Twitter, the first reactions and discussions, some people nearby didn’t feel it, some did. Also at work some people were aware of it, some weren’t. Only a few […]