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Anyone else monitor the USGS Earthquake Hazards site?

There have been a "storm" of minor earthquakes, mostly around Puerto Rico, in the last week. I count 47 since Monday, ranging in size from magnitude 1.3 to 4.8. with bigger quakes in Mona Passage and off Central America.

Wonder if Mother Earth is building up to a bigger event:eek:

See the list at

Earthquake List for Map Centered at 18°N, 66°W

You can set up an email alert to notify you of quakes in a designated area, within a specified range of magnitude. Interesting stuff!
 

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Maybe ex VP Gore pissed off Mother Earth??
 

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The only one I recall historically of being really severe is the one that destroyed Port Royal, Jamaica 300 years ago, although I know Cuba gets hit now and then.

It makes sense, given the movement of the Caribbean Plate.
 

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Sounds like maybe a volcanic event setting up. Any actives on PR?
 

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Latest round

four mini quakes since 4pm eastern...and one in New Jersey!!

Well, who would notice that one!!!:laugher

If you compare to the activity in California over the same time period, it makes PR look like a sesimic HOT ZONE...

Wonder if we'll see some activity out of Montserrat?
 
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