M=6.1 Aftershock in Sichuan, China

By: ycd0108 , 3:45 PM GMT on August 05, 2008

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4. ycd0108
3:05 PM GMT on August 07, 2008
I wonder if the Okmok volcano has anything to do with the earthquake swarm.
Okmok, Fox Islands, USA
Posted on July 31, 2008 by cosmicbob
AVO reported that on 23 July, seismicity from Okmok changed from episodic volcanic tremor to nearly continuous mid-level volcanic tremor. Although cloud cover obscured views of Okmok, previously emitted ash plumes were observed to the ESE. On 24 July, a thermal anomaly was possibly present on satellite imagery. On 25 July, seismic amplitude increased. Based on pilot reports and observations of satellite imagery, AVO reported that ash plumes rose to altitudes of 10.7-12.2 km (35,000-40,000 ft) a.s.l. The Volcano Alert Level was raised to Warning and the Aviation Color Code was raised to Red.

On 26 July, seismic activity decreased and satellite imagery indicated that ash plumes rose to altitudes of 6.1-6.7 km (20,000-22,000 ft) a
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3. ycd0108
2:42 PM GMT on August 07, 2008
143 earthquakes on this map and counting:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Maps/10/180_50.php
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2. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
9:55 AM GMT on August 07, 2008
looks like there was another 5.1 in the northern part of the Philippines around 06:00 UTC (07Aug)

didn't even know that Central China had a 6.0 tuesday..
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1. ycd0108
5:02 AM GMT on August 07, 2008
Trying to find my way around this new look.
Meantime Alutian Islands active: Two hours ago I was going to Post about 51 quakes on this map. This has 64:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Maps/10/180_50.php
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