Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Data Handling (authentic study)

source: Reuters, US Geological Survey and Xinhua
edited by Mr Johari

The Recent earthquake phenomena in New Zealand and Japan have impacted many countries globally. The frequency of the earthquakes was tracked and statistical evidence was gathered and presented in the following diagram.

Study the diagram and answer the following question.



Leading Question:
Identify a possible trend in the global earthquakes pattern based on the survey conducted by the US Geological Survey. Post your response as a posting in comment.

17 comments:

  1. All the quakes all have very high magnitude above 5.0 on the richter scale.

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  2. Most of the higher magnitude quakes are around japan.

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  3. most quake happens during march and the magnitude is 5.0 and above.

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  4. The earthquake are mostly happened in march which is moon is the nearest to the earth due to the size of the moon we see( it is bigger than before)

    Conclusion: the moon affects the rate of the natural disasters happening.

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  5. The earthquakes are around the pacific plate, the indian plate and the Filipino plate.

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  6. All the recent quakes are at least 5.0 magnitude strong.

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  7. The earthquakes mostly center around japan.

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  8. All the quakes that occur are above 5.0 on the richter scale, most of the earthquake here occur around the pacific ring of fire

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  9. most quakes range from 5.0 magnitude to 9.0 magnitude

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  10. earthquakes happens around the same area.

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  11. Shawn Liew Hong Wei4/01/2011 08:47:00 AM

    The earthquakes occur in places that are in the ring of fire and fault lines.

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  12. All the earthquakes have at least 5.0 magnitude

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  13. All quakes are around and in asia

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  14. All the earthquakes have a magnitude of at least 5.0

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  15. All the earthquakes are around south east asia and all the earthquakes should have a magnitude of 5.0.

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  16. most of the earthquakes are concentrated to the north of singapore

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  17. The earthquakes with the higher magnitude focus around Japan

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