Are you curious about what causes the earth to shake? Do you know how to stay safe? Join us to learn about earthquake science, safety, and history. Warning: includes many silly jokes and puns ...because learning should be FUN!
Plate Tectonics (part 1)
We exhaust our repertoire of tectonic plate jokes while introducing the following topics: the earth’s layers, what are tectonic plates, three types of plate boundaries, plate boundaries vs faults, and how earthquakes happen.
This is a brief overview to lay the groundwork. (… pun intended!) Future episodes will dive deeper.
We explain how to use the QuakeFeed app to locate plate boundaries and faults on the Quake Map.
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ASK THE SCIENCE KID
We answer an interesting question about earthquakes in Antarctica.
Our goal is to inspire CURIOSITY!
We hope you and your family enjoy our lighthearted humor while learning something new about this AWESOME planet we call home.
LINKS TO LEARN MORE
The Great ShakeOut: Join 14+ million people on October 21st by practicing how to be safer during earthquakes.
IRIS Earthquake Science: Earthquake Faults, Plate Boundaries, & Stress
USGS: Do earthquakes occur in Antarctica?
USGS: Listening to the Earth at the South Pole (QSPA)
UPDATE: QuakeFeed v5.1.0 (with Wildfires!)
*NOT A FULL EPISODE* Just a quick announcement about QuakeFeed v5.1.0, available now in the App Store. This update adds three new features: USA Wildfires, Map Legend, and Aftershock Forecasts.
The USA Wildfires data layer requires a QuakeFeed Premium subscription. While viewing the map, tap on a wildfire symbol to view detailed information, such as: acres burned, percent contained, how many buildings were destroyed, how many firefighters are fighting it, etc.
The Map Legend and Aftershock Forecasts features are included in the free / ad-supported version. You will find the Map Legend button in the top right corner of the map. The USGS Aftershock Forecasts are linked in Quake Details. NOTE: The USGS only publishes aftershock forecasts for larger earthquakes. These quakes will include the words “Aftershock Forecast” in the Quake List, to let you know that it is available.
Next month, we will add more more wildfire features to QuakeFeed Premium, such as wildfire alerts and a wildfire list view.
We hope to get back to full podcast episodes soon. We have been coping with a family medical emergency for the past several months. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
We hope you enjoy QuakeFeed v5.1.0. If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback, please tap the ? in the top right corner of QuakeFeed then tap Ask to send us a support email.
Drop, Cover, Hold On!
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll learn how to protect yourself in an earthquake!
When the shaking starts, what should you do? We use a bit of humor to help you remember that Drop, Cover and Hold On reduces your chance of injury in an earthquake. We also dispel some common myths about earthquake safety. We hope you enjoy. Stay safe!
Links for more learning:
Drop, Cover, Hold On | Shakeout.org
EARTHQUAKE SAFETY VIDEO SERIES
If You're Near a Sturdy Desk or Table
If There's NO Sturdy Desk or Table
If You're in Bed
If You Have a Mobility Disability
LA Story earthquake scene
A Trip Down Market Street
Linda and Sequoya travel through time to April 14, 1906 and visit San Francisco. They ride a cable car down Market Street and see a bustling, prosperous city. Next, they travel forward four days and witness the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. The devastating M7.9 quake and the fire that followed took 3,000 lives and destroyed 80% of the city. It also marked the dawn of modern scientific earthquake research in the United States.
If you’re curious to learn more, explore the links below.
A trip down Market Street before the fire
A Trip Down Market Street, 1906 - 4k, Colorized, 60fps
Rediscovered film takes a trip through San Francisco in ruins
San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 18, 1906
The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
Devastation of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
1906 San Francisco earthquake
Elastic rebound with Single Block Model
Elastic Rebound Talk
Earthquake Intensity—What controls the shaking you feel?
Mercalli Intensity Scale Explained
New Map Reveals Ships Buried Below San Francisco
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Coming soon, a new podcast about earthquake science and safety. Are you curious about what causes the earth to shake? Do you know how to stay safe when it does? Join us to learn the answers to these questions and more. We'll also share interesting stories about historical earthquakes and discuss notable quakes that happened recently.
Perfect blend of humor and info
EARTHQUAKE SUB fir a LONG TIME !
I’m thrilled I finally decided to Upgrade to Premium . For as serious a subject Earthquakes are to ALL of us … adding these Podcasts with some humor added in just the right places - Truly takes the “ EDGE” out of the severity of what could and has happened. Not just historical tragedies … also the more recent Quakes . Especially with the obvious in their increase Worldwide … hopefully everyone reading this Is also aware of how our Suns increased activity and with Earth Facing CME’s - truly affects and effects what happens on our Great Mother Earth. As we continue to Ride the Waves of light. ☀️🌊☀️Ashe transmutes and transforms the abuses of truly at minimum … say five hundred years ago -began to receive as mankind continued to take , take take …. Without regard to what all of these …..advances we called them
Actually did to Our Beautiful Planet Mother Earth …. We ALL need to be praying , sending healing light and unconditional love to her - with all respect to everyone’s Religion , Faith Spirituality …
Surely you can find it within your heart , soul and religious literature , it’s what we are to be doing daily and always.
Especially in these unprecedented times! We are on our way into witnessing Our Ascension into 5D is well on its way. It is NOT the end of life on Earth. It is the End of the disrespect and ignorance as a people , we’ve done. There will be Heaven on Earth. 🌟 🌎 🌟
Where we will live in harmony together as humans … respecting on another and protecting and rejuvenating our Beautiful Mother Earth and one another
I know this is “ just “ a review on an Earthquake Reporting site and now with the addition of Podcasts and much more interstices interaction- I couldn’t help but to share .
Absolutely thank you for being here for us , for all of the past years … and especially NOW
ENTERTAINING and so informative!!
This podcast was such a delight! The hosts were informative and had incredible voices. I can’t wait for the next episode to drop!