Analyzing Earthquakes in Puerto Rico

Statistics ggplot2 Earthquakes

Puerto Rico has been experiencing atypical seismic activity since November 2019.

Javier Orraca (Scatter Podcast)
01-20-2020

My mother’s hometown, Ponce, has been hit badly by the recent earthquakes. A cousin asked me to “play with some data” and turns out that the USGS maintains great data on seismic activity in the Caribbean. I focused on coordinates close to PR to produce the attached visual. I’ll revisit this visualization in a few months when more data becomes available!

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Orraca (2020, Jan. 20). Javier Orraca: Analyzing Earthquakes in Puerto Rico. Retrieved from https://www.javierorraca.com/posts/2020-01-20-Puerto-Rico-Earthquakes/

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@misc{orraca2020analyzing,
  author = {Orraca, Javier},
  title = {Javier Orraca: Analyzing Earthquakes in Puerto Rico},
  url = {https://www.javierorraca.com/posts/2020-01-20-Puerto-Rico-Earthquakes/},
  year = {2020}
}