Marching On Together

Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games...

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

A magnitude 6.0 - 231km SSW of Mohean, India is the 14th major quake of 2017

A mag 6.0 - 231km SSW of Mohean, India is only the second major quake to strike this month.
A green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

It’s the second major quake of March and the 14th major quake of 2017.

146 Major quakes shook our planet in the year 2016 a slightly below average year this century

A total number of 146 major quakes was registered on our planet in the year 2016 see here below.
The biggest of these was the mag 7.9 - Papua New Guinea in the middle of December a week earlier a mag 7.8 hit the Solomon Isles, in November a mag 7.8 struck New Zealand, in April a mag 7.8 shook Ecuador. And in March another mag 7.8 struck Indonesia.

Below all the major quakes to strike this year

Major Quakes per year since 2000

Major quakes from 1900 to 2015 has seen an increase of 450% although somehow major quakes over mag 6.9, have remained remarkably stable since the same period, see below. 

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