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Historic Caribbean Earthquake Was Felt in NYC

New estimates of the February 8, 1843, Lesser Antilles earthquake revise its magnitude to 8.5 (from 7.8), and maps reveal that parts of Antigua subsided up to three meters

December 13, 2012 — Becky Oskin and OurAmazing Planet
Test Pits Earthquake Forecasts against Each Other

Test Pits Earthquake Forecasts against Each Other

A method known as "pattern informatics" scored as most reliable. This approach looks for anomalous increases and decreases in seismic activity

September 28, 2011 — Charles Q. Choi and OurAmazing Planet

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