Saturday, June 30, 2012

Risk: Map of Earthquakes Since 1898

Our amazing planet was a bit more effusive in their headline:
Stunning Map Reveals World's Earthquakes Since 1898
If you've ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further than a new map, which plots more than a century's worth of nearly every recorded earthquake strong enough to at least rattle the bookshelves.

The map shows earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater since 1898; each is marked in a lightning-bug hue that glows brighter with increasing magnitude....MORE
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