It seems as if every month now there’s at least one earthquake somewhere in the world, that’s devastating people lives and their communities. Recently, many visitors to this blog have used it to find out a little more information about the Richter Scale.

Here’s another link to a resource that may be helpful or of interest to you. It’s a interactive map from the US Geological Survey and earthquake monitors Iris shows every quake for the past two weeks. It’s constantly updated – and the centre provides complete datasets too. Please click on the link below:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/interactive/2011/feb/22/earthquake-map-world

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