Last night’s M=6.0 earthquake is the second large, damaging earthquake in the last month.
The largest earthquake recorded in Delaware before today was a M=3.8 in 1973
Earthquake early warning (EEW), which aims at alerting people and automated systems seconds before strong shaking arrives, is one of the important contributions of modern seismology to society
Since 1984, the team at Optimum Seismic has been making California cities safer, performing full-service seismic retrofit engineering and construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings throughout the state.
We spoke with two members of a Safer Cities Reconnaissance Team to learn about their recent trip to Mexico.
A large magnitude earthquake on Halloween near along the New Hebrides trench appears to have triggered several outer rise quakes.
An personal account of what it was like to feel an earthquake in Alaska
The Calaveras Fault has a 26% chance of rupturing in a M≥6.7 earthquake by 2043
Casi todos los edificios que se cayeron se construyeron antes del terremoto de 1985 y se debieron haber reforzado o denunciado.
Only 1% of Puerto Rican households carried FEMA flood insurance prior to Hurricane Maria
Is ‘drop, cover, and hold on’ really your best option?
Germán Acosta, Temblor’s Spanish translator, tells what it was like experiencing Tuesday’s M=7.1 earthquake in Mexico City
The location of last night’s earthquake along the Santa Monica fault zone is susceptible to M=6.8 earthquakes.
As climate change continues, by any reasonable expectation we will see more storms like Harvey and Irma and the chances for these to occur simultaneously also will increase
Palert is a highly tested earthquake early warning system
Saunders Construction specializes in seismic retrofitting for all types of commercial and historical buildings, prevention and repair of damage from roof condensation, and a variety of necessary and proactive structural repairs.
Peace of Mind Structural is licensed General Contractor company. We have been helping customers with structural issues such as drainage, earthquake retrofit, foundation, house re-leveling, and other general contractor work for over twenty years.
Here’s our first comparison of the flood footprint with the FEMA flood maps
A look at Hurricane Harvey from a Houstonian’s perspective
Only 15% of people in Harris County, which is home to the city of Houston, carry flood insurance.
Hurricane Harvey is the first Category 3 hurricane to hit the country in almost 12 years
Today’s earthquake caused moderate damage close to the epicenter.
Despite the earthquake’s magnitude, it did not cause any major damage.
Since 1944, there have been two large, damaging earthquakes around the city of San Juan
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Today’s M=6.5 earthquake in the Philippines, along the Philippine Fault Zone, was the largest to strike the Leyte Province since 1998.
El terremoto del día de ayer de M=5.9 costa afuera de Chile ocurrió en una región que sometida a estrés positivamente en el terremoto de Maule de 2010 de M=8.8
Today’s M=6.0 earthquake resulted in widespread shaking around Ecuador.
A las 6:13 hora local, un sismo de magnitud M=6.8 ocurrió frente a la costa oeste de Guatemala, el cual fue fuertemente sentido en El Salvador y México
Yesterday’s M=4.4 earthquake was just 15-20 km from the epicenter of the 1959 M=7.3 Hebgen Lake earthquake.
A pesar de la magnitud del sismo, se reportan daños moderados y una persona herida.
Today’s earthquake in Svalbard occurred in a region with almost no historical seismicity.
Yesterday’s earthquake occurred near a portion of the San Andreas Fault which has not ruptured since 1857.
Big Sur, California faces similar vulnerabilities to Kaikoura, New Zealand, which was devastated in an earthquake last November.
CERT programs educate people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area, and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Last night’s M=4.1 earthquake off the coast of Santa Barbara occurred in an area where a quake could produce a tsunami.
Today’s M=5.3 earthquake occurred along eastern Taiwan’s most seismically active fault.
By David Jacobson, Temblor See earthquakes in El Salvador Click for English version Esta mañana (12 de mayo de 2017), un terremoto M=6.2 golpeó hoy cerca de la costa …
Today’s earthquake in Peru occurred inland of an area along the Peru-Chile Trench where large megathrust earthquakes are not as likely.
Scott Anderson General Engineering Contractors, Inc is a San Francisco Bay Area based residential construction company that specializes in tackling the extremely challenging, whether it be structural concrete, remodel work, or demolition and excavation.
Taylor Devices seismic dampers are used to protect structures all over the world. Their dampers don’t degrade with age, are maintenance-free and don’t need service or inspection after a seismic event.
By David Jacobson and Ross Stein, Temblor See earthquakes in Chile Click here for English version Desde el 22 de abril de 2017, ha estado en proceso un enjambre …
Bolt Down The Bay Area has been installing pre-engineered residential seismic retrofit packages following the guidelines set forth by “Standard Plan Set A” since 2008.
We are a construction based company that our primary focus is with retrofitting of structures from residential homes to apartment buildings and also commercial structures.
Today, two M=5 earthquakes shook western Turkey within one hour of each other.
Yesterday’s M=6.0 earthquake likely occurred on a blind thrust fault deep in the Amazon Rainforest.
This morning’s M=5.6 earthquake was widely felt over the Lesser Antilles.
Currently the U.S. National Flood Insurance Program is $24 billion in debt.
This earthquake struck only 4 days after a M=5.9 rattled the northern part of the Philippines.
The 2016 New Zealand earthquake broke all our rules
Listen to Temblor CEO and cofounder Ross Stein being interviewed on NPR.
Today’s M=6.6 earthquake shook one of the most seismically active regions on earth.
The Mendocino Triple Junction is one of the most seismically active regions on earth, while the Northern San Andreas is extremely quiet.
While most people think of volcanoes when they think Hawaii, the region is also very seismically active.
Anderson Dam south of San Jose is at risk of failure in a large earthquake
The significant flooding is due to El Nino conditions off the coast of Peru.
Yesterday’s small earthquakes highlight a hazard posed to California’s Great Valley.
Scientists in New Zealand believe last year’s Kaikoura earthquake may be the most complex fault rupture ever recorded.
Last nights quake did not occur on the San Andreas, but rather on the highly active San Jacinto Fault
Seismic readings during Barcelona’s 6-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain clearly show spikes after each goal.
Only until February 27th will residents be able to apply for this grant.
Most of the areas which have flooded have a 10% chance of flooding every decade.
Unstable soil both upstream and downstream of Anderson Dam have led to concerns over how the it would perform in an earthquake.
In a report released yesterday, the City Club of Portland outlined various steps that should be taken to ensure that the city can quickly bounce back following a large earthquake.
The USGS is asking for volunteers to place a small seismograph in their home or business to assist with a new ground motion study.
A collection of 265 photographs from the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake is going up for auction.
Yesterday’s M=3.5 quake occurred in a region of fault creep near the San Andreas and Calaveras faults
As many as 30 people are feared missing following a large avalanche in Central Italy
Thursday’s M=6.5 earthquake should have increased the stress on the Mendocino Fault Zone west and east of the rupture zone. These stress increases nominally would have the potential to trigger more earthquakes.
The 14 November 2016 M=7.8 New Zealand earthquake caused significant damage, and left many people isolated. Images now coming in show the scale of the devastation.
Few people know that much of the Financial District is literally built on top of old ships
The California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) issued an advisory stating the recent earthquake swam may have slightly increased the probability of additional earthquakes over the next week.
Answer: They are the ‘one percent.’
At 5:02 Saturday morning, a Magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck 14km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This was a fairly shallow quake occurring about 6.59 km below Earth’s surface, and it caused strong shaking.
Based on early reports, the USGS estimates that there will be no casualties or major damage. However, some injuries or economic losses may still be possible.
It’s been over four months since we wrote about the powerful Kumamoto quake sequence: The 15 April 2016 Mw=6.2 (Mjma 6.5) Kumamoto, Japan, shock, which was succeeded 28 hours later by the very damaging Mw=7.0 (Mjma 7.3) shock on the same fault system. We can now give you a preview of crucial new discoveries by Japanese and other researchers.
At 4:37 am Friday morning, a M=7.1 earthquake struck off the east coast of New Zealand, 166 km northeast of Gisborne. This was a moderately deep quake, occurring about 20 km below Earth’s surface, and it caused moderate to strong shaking on land.
Last week’s M=6.2 Italy earthquake left many parts of the medieval city of Amatrice in ruin. In the old part of the city, most buildings were made of unreinforced masonry, leaving them susceptible to collapse [Guidoboni and Valensise, 2015]. Amatrice was all but destroyed in three large shocks over 19 days in 1703, and so the part of the town that was highly damaged on 24 August 2016 was composed of buildings largely constructed about 300 years ago. In contrast, the newer construction in the east side of the town came through the M=6.2 quake relatively unscathed.
Click here to see the interactive earthquake map. At 14:20 Sunday afternoon, a Magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck 23km WSW of Hayfork, California, not far from Fortuna, Bayside, and Arcata. This …
At 13:47 Saturday afternoon, a Magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck 38km E of Hoback, Wyoming. This was a fairly shallow quake occurring about 9.99 km below Earth’s surface, and it caused …
By Gabriel Lotto, Temblor The Louisiana floods, which have killed 13 people and damaged 40,000 homes, were the result of severe rainfall that drenched the Baton Rouge area. As much …
During intense earthquake shaking, water-saturated sediments can turn into a slurry (liquefaction), causing buildings, cars and other heavy objects lying on top of what were formerly stiff, dry sediments or …
Show me the aftershocks of the Chile Earthquake in Temblor Map
Today’s S.F. Chronicle and sfgate.com published a feature article by David Perlman about Temblor App as it also touches on the back story of the app. I’d like read the …
Earthquakes occurred 5 minutes and about 30 miles (50 km) apart. The two events also had approximately the same type of faulting (focal mechanism). Such “doublets” rarely occur. The earthquakes …