2014 produced many thousands of earthquakes with those both large (an M8.2 in Chile) and small (the swarm in Oklahoma) proving noteworthy.
Archives for December 2014
Blue skin pigmentation comes from a condition known as Methemoglobinemia. The skin discoloration is a bio-chemical process which can be deadly.
12/13/14 has come and gone. The last date of that type was a little over a year ago (11/12/13); but the next one won’t arrive until the 22nd century (01/02/03).
Bitter cold in the US; warm in Europe; and a triple whammy for southeast Asia. A busy weather way to ring out the old year.
There’s been a lot of volcanic activity in the past year. Decoded Science rounds up just a selection of eruptions from 2014 – and explains what makes each volcano special.
It’s ten years since the devastating Boxing Day earthquake of 2004. What caused the quake – and could it happen again?
This week saw earthquakes in Indonesia, New Zealand and Idaho – and raises memories of deadly past events – including the 2004 Boxing Day Earthquake.
Weather will disrupt holiday travel this week. But there’s news from the equator and the arctic, too.
Rain, wind, and snow — possibly even an avalanche — spice up the holiday week. Travel disruptions are inevitable.
Iceland’s ongoing Bárðarbunga eruption is being studied in detail by volcanologists – but we still don’t know what will happen.