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The Calaveras is capable of a magnitude 7+ earthquake
Over $100 million in damage caused by the Montecito mudflow may be covered under fire insurance.
Scientists are worried 8 million tons of rock could come crashing down by the end of the month.
Much larger quakes are common along the Nazca Trench
Prof. Ali Moradi shares his opinions on earthquake risk and preparedness in the region.
Today’s earthquake struck along the relatively seismically inactive section of the Java Trench.
Last night’s M=4.0 earthquake was felt in Portland, and a slow-slip event began after a 22 month period of quiescence.
Yesterday’s M=6.0 earthquake struck on or just above the subducting slab.
Esta hipótesis ha generado gran controversia entre los medios de prensa, ¿Cual será la reacción dentro de la comunidad científica?
This hypothesis has caught fire with the press. How will it fare among scientists?
The two largest shocks in 40 years both struck along an active 120-km-long fault that lies 10 km from three nuclear reactors
Neither earthquakes nor buildings kill the people in this beautiful and ancient country.
The quake had special significance for me personally, as my hometown—Khanaqin—lies on the Iraqi side of the border, just 50 km southwest of the epicenter.
Los sismos en el pacifico central de Costa Rica tienden a ocurrir en pares, por lo que no es posible descartar
la ocurrencia de un sismo similar.
Costa Rican shocks tend to come in pairs, and so this might not be over
Today’s earthquake sequence struck along two borders: political and tectonic.
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At 10:19 am on Thursday, the Great ShakeOut drill will take place.
Rather than fires hunting us, we should hunt them
The majority of the buildings which collapsed were old structures which should have been retrofitted or condemned.
Así que, la mayoría de los expertos recomienda ‘agacharse, cubrirse y esperar’
The fault on which the M=6.1 aftershock in Mexico struck over the weekend was significantly stressed by the M=8.1 Chiapas quake on September 7
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One chance in 30,000 sounds small until you compare it to one in a million
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We have to accept the idea that several times a year, we’ll get an alert when shaking is very light
Una pregunta persiste en todas nuestras mentes, sobre si el terremoto de M=8.1 en Chiapas, de alguna forma, desencadenó el sismo de M=7.1, doce días después y a 600 km (360 mi) de distancia.
Based on coulomb stress calculations, the two events are likely unrelated
Today’s M=7.1 earthquake was the second large magnitude to strike the country in less than two weeks
El terremoto de M=7.1 de hoy, en el sur de la Ciudad de México, resultó en un daño importante a lo
largo de la ciudad.
Today’s earthquake struck along the Hayward Fault, which has a 33% chance of rupturing in a M=6.7+ earthquake by 2043, according to the USGS.
This region in Idaho could experience up to a M=7.3 earthquake
Had last week’s earthquake been shallower or to the northwest or southeast the effects could have been catastrophic.
The USGS estimates that economic losses could exceed $1 billion
If the city of Miami takes a direct hit from Hurricane Irma, losses could reach $200 billion
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Today’s M=4.5 earthquake struck just north of the capital city of Lisbon.
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Only light shaking was felt in the capital city of Manila.
So far, there are 19 confirmed fatalities from the earthquake in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.
The small town of Acton, California was significantly impacted by flash flooding yesterday.
This morning’s earthquake was widely felt throughout the capital city which is home to over 7 million people.
Yesterday’s M=5.3 earthquake struck underneath Lake Edward in western Uganda.
While the fault that ruptured in last week’s Kos-Bodrum earthquake is still up for debate, we now know that the M=7.7 earthquake in the Commander Islands ruptured the Bering Fault Zone
Το ελληνικό νησί της Κω υπέστη σοβαρές ζημιές στο σεισμό της 21ης Ιουλίου M = 6.6.
The shock ended 600 years of seismic sleep at the ancient castle town
Today’s M=5.8 earthquake is likely a late aftershock of the 2011 M=9.0 Tohoku quake
A M=6.2 earthquake struck approximately 12 hours prior to the M=7.7 earthquake off the Commander Islands
New mapping performed by the California Geological Survey reveals several fault traces in Southern California.
Today’s earthquake was felt in five states in the Midwest
This area in Papua New Guinea is highly seismically active due to subduction at the New Britain Trench.
The supercomputer simulations attempt to capture the role of ‘fault contagion’ in earthquake sequences, as an update to the official California seismic hazard model
These two earthquakes give clues to the next earthquake in the ongoing Philippine sequence.
Today’s M=5.8 earthquake in western Montana was felt as far as Seattle and Portland, over 730 km away.
Yesterday’s M=5.9 earthquake offshore of Chile occurred in a region that was positively stressed in the 2010 M=8.8 Maule earthquake.
Sileri Crater is within the Dieng Volcanic Complex, in central Java. Indonesia as a whole has the most active volcanoes of any country on earth.
Scientists now know that a tectonic event did not trigger the landslide and fatal tsunami in Greenland 11 days ago.
The active earthquake swarm west of Reno, Nevada is located in an area susceptible to M=6+ quakes
The earthquakes over the weekend, occurred at the tips of quakes in 1906 and 1812.
Recent activity at Poás Volcano in Costa Rica is considered “out of the ordinary” by Professor J. Maarten de Moor at the Observatorio Vulcanologico y Sismologico de Costa Rica.
Today’s M=6.8 earthquake off the coast of Guatemala is the second large earthquake to hit the country in the last eight days.
Today’s M=3.3 earthquake likely occurred on a structure associated with the Hayward Fault, which runs through the East Bay
Tropical Storm Cindy, the second tropical storm of the season, is expected to make landfall either tonight or tomorrow morning.
Today’s M=3.2 earthquake was felt in Atlanta, over 200 km away
While the earthquake over the weekend was tectonic in nature, Greenland also experiences glacial earthquakes.
In addition to the typical mainshock-aftershock sequence, there is a prominent streak of seismicity offshore of Guatemala
Despite the earthquake’s magnitude, only moderate damage was sustained, and there is only one reported injury.
Today’s M=6.3 earthquake caused significant damage to the Greek island of Lesbos, a popular tourist destination.
In addition to volcanic eruptions, Hawaii’s Big Island is also susceptible to moderate-large earthquakes.
Yesterday’s M=3.7 earthquake occurred in the Walker Lane Fault System, which is similar to California’s San Andreas Fault System.
Mientras que el terremoto del día de hoy de M=5.6 ocurrió sobre la placa en proceso de subducción, en esta región también son comunes temblores de la corteza superficiales.
While today’s M=5.6 earthquake occurred on the subducting slab, shallow crustal quakes are also common in this region.
Yesterday’s earthquake occurred along the San Jacinto Fault, which is capable of M=7.5 earthquakes.
The ongoing seismic swarm in Western Turkey is in an area undergoing active continental extension.
Yesterday’s M=5.4 earthquake in the Philippines also highlights the seismic threat posed to the capital city of Manila.
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Today’s M=5.0 earthquake in Taiwan was preceded by 5 foreshocks.
While the San Andreas shows almost not signs of seismic activity in Northern California, two of its sister faults show significant seismicity.
The recent seismic swarm took place beneath the Seattle Fault Zone, which is susceptible to large, damaging earthquake.
Los terremotos del día de ayer ocurrieron en una parte altamente activa del Golfo de California, donde existe una ruptura más rápida que en otras partes del Golfo.
Yesterday’s earthquakes occurred in a highly active part of the Gulf of California where there is more rapid rupture than other parts of the Gulf.
The M=5.8 earthquake on Saturday caused up to 70% damage in 14 villages.
Today’s M=6.2 earthquake offshore of El Salvador caused light shaking in the capital city of San Salvador.
Today’s M=5.4 earthquake in western China occurred on a spectacular normal fault in the Tashkurgen Valley.
The recent earthquakes along the Aleutian Islands in Alaska have occurred in an area susceptible to M=7.5 quakes.
By David Jacobson, Temblor Click here for English version See earthquakes in Peru A las 3:08 a.m. tiempo local, golpeó un terremoto de M=5.4 en el norte de Perú …
Today’s M=5.8 earthquake in Tajikistan is likely an aftershock of a M=5.9 quake two days ago.
Heavy rainfall in the Midwest reached such levels that levees were overtopped and breached, leading to even more flooding.
Recent flooding in the Midwest illustrates how areas at risk of flooding are not covered in the FEMA flood mapping program.
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Last night’s M=3.1 earthquake was widely felt in both Santa Monica and West Los Angeles.
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A M=6.2 earthquake at 4:31 a.m. local time was followed by a M=6.3 less than two hours later.
Today’s M=6.8 earthquake occurred in a region that has seen 4 other M=6.6+ earthquake in the last 90 years.
Due to earthquakes in 2010, 2015, and a swarm in the last week, a M=8.3 earthquake is more likely to strike offshore of Chile.