Web Earthquake

Recent Earthquakes

Use this URL to answer the questions:           http://spike.geophys.washington.edu/recenteqs/
Hint: Clicking on the map brings up a finer resolution map. Hint: Clicking on the earthquake square displays information about the earthquake.
For the largest earthquake in Washington State, what is its:
  1. magnitude _________________
  2. location __________________
  3. depth __________________
For the earthquake closest to Oak Harbor, what is its:
  1. magnitude _________________
  2. location _________________
  3. depth __________________

Historical Earthquakes

Use this URL:         http://www.geophys.washington.edu/SEIS/PNSN/INFO_GENERAL/hist.gif
Richter magnitude Number of Earthquakes on map
5.0 to 5.9
 
6.0 to 6.9
 
7.0 to 7.9
 
For the strongest earthquake in Washington State, what was the:
  1. magnitude _________________
  2. year __________________
For the earthquake closest to Oak Harbor, what was the:
  1. magnitude _________________
  2. year __________________