Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Earthquakes are Up?

After seeing today's news about yet another earthquake, this time in China, I was beginning to wonder about if the frequency of earthquakes is up?   The answer is no.    According to the USGS there are about 152 magnitude 6 or above quakes per year across the globe.  This amounts to about one every second or third day.  Dave Schumaker at The Geology News Blog has already done the statistics.  
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