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POWERFUL EARTHQUAKES SHAKE AUSTRALIA AND INDONESIA THIS MORNING

Two very large #earthquakes are shaking the full Earth this morning – at 5:39hrs UTC (12:39 am CST) a #magnitude M6.6 earthquake shook NW #Australia, and at 09:10hrs UTC (04:10 am CST) a very powerful magnitude M7.3 earthquake shook Laiwui, Indonesia.  Reporting states no…

POWERFUL MAGNITUDE 8.0 EARTHQUAKE SHAKES PERU

A strongly damaging magnitude 8.0 earthquake has shaken Peru early this morning, May 26, 2019 at 07:41hrs UTC (02:41 am CST).  Earthquakes of this enormous size and energy occur infrequently and may cause catastrophic human and economic losses.  This earthquake was recorded here in…

WIth much gratitude, THANK YOU!

THANK YOU to our anonymous donors this past month – TXESP is so grateful for your generous gifts!  We will be using the monies to pay two bills and put the remaining amount towards a future purchase of a few classroom mineral specimens. With…

See MARS’ quake! Preliminary data from NASA’s InSight Mars’ mission…

First set of raw, very preliminary SEISMIC DATA FROM MARS! Data displayed using jAmaSeis software, amplitude = 500 and filter = 10Hz.  Want to see it yourself?  We have it loaded on TXESP’s website right now for the next few days —>>> http://www.txesp.org/  ICYMI……

What data? Watch this… and filter ON!

“Did we detect that LARGE global earthquake?  Maybe it’s “not there”…..I just observe noise”.  On May 14th, 2019, a MAJOR magnitude M7.5 earthquake hit Papua New Guinea.  Here in Spring, TX, operated by Texas Educational Seismic Project, the ground motion was detected very obviously…

TEACHABLE MOMENTS: Watching Wave Resonance Frequencies in Action (Philippines)

TEACHABLE MOMENT: Watch the videos, filmed during the shaking of two earthquakes in the Philippines, which provide two excellent visual demonstrations of the physics/engineering concept of a wave’s resonance frequency. When an earthquake’s wave(s) reach the equal an object’s resonant frequency, the object will begin…

Small Turns, Ellie

Have you seen the movie “Contact” ?  In this film, a father reminds his young daughter that small moves adjusting a radio antenna’s frequency is a more effective method to locating a ping back (another radio antenna operator on the same frequency).  Similarly, small…