Week 2014.33 (August 17-23) ~ Our neighbors in Iraq and Iran

The entire battlefield of the Middle East slid northward by a tiny fraction of an inch this week, as the Arabian tectonic plate continued its slow, inexorable drift into the Eurasian plate. The resultant earthquakes along that fault line are a sad reality that the residents of Iran and Iraq have endured for millennia. Last week, a series earthquakes struck the area again. While they may not have made the news here, their vibrations easily travelled thousands of miles across the Earth, shaking the ground right here at Pigeon Hill.
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Week 2014.30 (July 27-August 2) ~ Fracking madness

The sounds this week were dominated by the effects of a storm that passed through our area and up into the Maritime provinces of Canada. Through the din of the storm-generated oceanic background noise we could hear just a handful of earthquakes from around the world.
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Week 2014.28 (July 13-19)

This week more than two dozen earthquakes from around the world are audible here in Maine. If you’re listening through a good stereo system (or even with good earbuds), you might enjoy seeing how many of the faint whoops of distant Pacific Ocean earthquakes you can hear. 10? 20? More?
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