The megathrust fault lacks large subduction zone earthquakes in this region. What do these extensional earthquakes tell us?
Raul Madariaga: “Es claro para varios de nosotros que la región de Coquimbo tiene una sismicidad inusual y en aumento que podría preparar el área para un terremoto muy grande cerca del final de este sigo.”
The Coquimbo region has an unusual, increasing seismicity that may be preparing the area for a very large earthquake – Prof. Raul Madariaga
One may think that these quakes are small, so why do they matter? Why should I care?
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Opening Presentation for the Centennial Plenary Session at the American Geophysical Union 2018 Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.
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Landslides during and following the M=7.5 earthquake in central Sulawesi, Indonesia possibly caused the majority of casualties from this catastrophic natural disaster.
An earthquake with a magnitude of M = 7.0 earthquake struck today in New Britain, Papua New Guinea. New Britain is an island northeast of the Island of Papua New Guinea and Australia.
An M=7.5 earthquake hits Sulawesi. Three major disasters are unfolding: damage from ground shaking, damage from landslides, and damage from tsunami. We learn more every day as information is conveyed across social media. Soon geologists will have their boots on the ground to compile scientific observations so we will be able to reconstruct what happened.
The earthquake struck on the Palu-Koro fault, with a faster slip rate than the San Andreas, and is straddled by the city of Palu, with a population of about 340,000.
Better understanding of driving mechanisms behind earthquakes will help us to better forecast seismic hazard related to induced seismicity
The magnitude 6.6 Sapporo earthquake occurred along the southern part of Hokkaido, Japan