Has anyone EVER seen the USGS raise an earthquake, instead of downgrading every single quake?
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01/08/2013 09:46 PM
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Yes!!! I've seen USGS raise the magnitude of an earthquake. I forget which one, though, but it has happened and it was definitely other than the scale change you mentioned. It's rare, but they have.
Last Edited by CuriousSeeker on 01/08/2013 09:47 PM
|1||What the...? USGS downgraded today's 6.6 earthquake in Mexico to 6.4, then back to 6.6!||12/17/15|
|2||Earthquakes - What is going on with the USGS? Downgraded and Missing data... check out EMSC different data showing...||08/13/11|
|3||5.2 Anza Earthquake. Officials Urge Residents To Prep For '2 Weeks On Your Own'... Quake downgraded to 4.7||03/12/13|
|4||6.4 quake china...USGS downgrades to 5.8...Chines gov. maintains it as 6.6..UPDATE: China Expects Heavy Casualties...STILL 6.6||10/07/14|
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