Differences in SRC and GA Location & Magnitude

We are often asked why our earthquake locations and magnitudes are different to those published by Geoscience Australia (GA), and who is right. Well, it depends. To determine an earthquake’s latitude, longitude and depth, you need to use at least three seismographs. The closer they are to an earthquake, the…

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AGU – Last Day

It’s the end of our first visit to AGU, and we had a great time. It was so great to bring something new and exciting to the global seismological community. Quick Quake is like nothing anyone had ever seen before, and the looks on people’s faces as they watched the seismograms ease…

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AGU – Day Four

We had to get a video of this. The AGU conference is HUGE – last we heard there were 18,000 delegates attending. It’s being held at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco and is spread over several buildings with underground halls linking them together. As I arrived this morning I…

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AGU – Day Three

Day three brought pretzels and drinks to entice people to the “Geosciences in Germany” stand, to a fascinating presentation on microbial life deep beneath the ocean floor. Interest in Quick Quake is excellent – it’s great to be able to bring a smile and exclamations of “cool” and “neat” from…

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