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Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake in Dover, Delaware on November 30, 2017

Alan Kafka Weston Observatory Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Boston College On November 30, 2017, a magnitude 4.1 earthquake that occurred in Dover, Delaware was recorded by Weston Observatory. Below is the Weston Observatory seismogram of this earthquake, recorded … Continue reading

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Weston Observatory Records Two Major Earthquakes on November 12 and 13, 2017: 7.3 in Iraq and 6.5 in Costa Rica

Alan Kafka Weston Observatory Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Boston College On November 12 and 13, 2017, two major earthquakes were recorded by Weston Observatory: Magnitude 7.3 in Iraq and magnitude 6.5 in Costa Rica. Below are the seismograms … Continue reading

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Weston Observatory Records Boston College vs. NC State Football Game on November 11, 2017

Alan Kafka Weston Observatory Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Boston College Our seismograph in the Boston College Alumni Stadium recorded BC and NC State fans “making their own earthquakes”…  

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Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Mexico on September 19, 2017

Alan Kafka Weston Observatory Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Boston College On September 19, 2017, the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that occurred in Mexico was recorded by Weston Observatory. Below is the Weston Observatory seismogram of this earthquake. For more … Continue reading

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Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake in Mexico on September 8, 2017

Alan Kafka Weston Observatory Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Boston College On September 8, 2017, the magnitude 8.1 earthquake that occurred in Mexico was recorded by Weston Observatory. Below is the seismogram of this earthquake, recorded in Devlin Hall, … Continue reading

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Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 6.3 Explosion in North Korea on September 3, 2017

Alan Kafka Weston Observatory Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Boston College On September 3, 2017, the magnitude 6.3 (suspected nuclear…) explosion that occurred in North Korea was recorded by Weston Observatory.┬áNew England is very far away, so the signal … Continue reading

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Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake in Papua New Guinea on December 17, 2016

Alan Kafka Weston Observatory Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Boston College On December 17, 2016, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake that occurred in Papua New Guinea was recorded by Weston Observatory. For more information about the effects of this earthquake, … Continue reading

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