Today’s eruption at Kilauea was the most explosive event since increased activity began on May 3.
Last night’s earthquake struck on the fault most likely to rupture in a large earthquake by 2043, according to the USGS.
Just this week, a California report came out showing the startling effect of climate change on wildfire, and Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order to combat wildfires, and allocated an additional $96 million for fire protection and risk reduction.
A new study, published this month finds a large precursory gravity change over the Japanese archipelago starting a few months before the M=9.0 Tohoku earthquake.
Un nuevo estudio publicado este mes halló un enorme cambio gravitatorio preliminar a lo largo del Archipiélago Japonés que inició unos pocos meses antes del terremoto de M=9.0 en Tohoku.
Today’s earthquake struck in a portion of the San Andreas Fault Zone known as the “San Gorgonio knot.”
Una oleada de actividad sísmica en la Gran Isla de Hawái está relacionada a la actividad volcánica asociada con el magmatismo de Kïlauea.
A flurry of earthquake activity on the Big Island of Hawai’i is related to the volcanic activity associated with Kïlauea magmatism.
May marks the unofficial start of fire season in the Western U.S.
New imaging of the Alto Tiberina Fault sheds light on the seismic hazard of the Northern Apennines.
By Angela Stallone (Dottoranda in Geofisica presso l’Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV)), and Giovanni Diaferia (Dottorando in Geofisica presso l’Università di Roma TRE) English Version Una faglia …
An earthquake that caused $52 million in damage in South Korea may have been caused by human activity.
CoreLogic estimates that less than 8% of residential losses will be covered by a Hayward Fault earthquake.
The Ataturk Dam in southeastern Turkey, and the water levels in the reservoir behind it are believed to cause induced seismicity in the region.
Türkiye’nin güneydoğusundaki Atatürk Barajı ve rezervuardaki şu seviyelerinin, 2008 yılındaki 5 büyüklüğündeki deprem de dahil olmak üzere bölgede meydana gelen depremden sorumlu olduğuna inanılmaktadır.
In the last 50 years, there have been many earthquakes M=6.75 and smaller around this location.
La ciudad colombiana de Manizales, en las profundidad de los Andes, experimentó una sacudida durante el sismo de hoy, con magnitud M=5.2
What would happen if a M=7.0 Hayward Fault earthquake struck the Bay Area today?
A look at the fire threat, suppression difficulty, and fire effects around the area impacted by the Tubbs Fire, California’s most destructive fire ever.
Because of this earthquake’s shallow depth, shaking was strong enough to cause damage in the city of Oda.
Today’s M=5.3 earthquake occurred in the Santa Cruz Basin just south of Santa Cruz Island.
The structures we build to protect ourselves from flooding may in fact be making it worse.
Monday’s M=5.9 quake struck in a region susceptible to much larger events.
La ciudad capital de El Salvador, San Salvador, experimentó ligeros temblores este lunes por el terremoto costa afuera de M=5.9.
Heavy rain in Kenya has revealed a large crack in Africa’s Rift Valley.
La grieta, que tiene hasta 50 pies de profundidad y 65 pies de ancho, ocasionó daños en una carretera principal y destruyó hogares.
As part of the 2018 GSA Distinguished International Lecture Tour, Ross Stein traveled to three countries Latin America to give talks and meet with local scientists and citizens. These are his experiences.
ShakeAlert could receive close to $33 million this year, well more than the initially proposed $10 million.
“We can get long warning times” according to USGS scientist Dr. Annemarie Baltay.
Residents in the mandatory evacuation zones must be out by noon today.
Half of San Francisco International Airport will be flooded by 2100.
The epicenter of Mexico’s lethal September 2017 earthquake was less than 65 miles outside the nation’s capital.
El epicentro del terremoto letal del 18 de septiembre en Mexico fue a unos 100 kilómetros de la capital.
At least one house is reported to have been damaged.
In just over a day, there have been 43 M=4.5+ aftershocks in Papua New Guinea following yesterday’s M=7.5 quake.
The Calaveras is capable of a magnitude 7+ earthquake
Some areas have already seen the worst flooding in 45 years, with only more rain to come.
Since September 2017, Mexico City’s Earthquake Early Warning system has been triggered three times.
Los residentes de la ciudad de México recibieron previo aviso de 30-90 segundos en tres de los cuatro terremotos de M=7+ en los últimos seis meses, una notable tasa de éxito de 75%.
Mexico City’s Earthquake Early Warning sirens went off up to a minute before shaking started.
The East Bay Hills will likely experience the greatest shaking in a M=7.0 earthquake.
Stand-alone Palert detectors triggered in last week’s M=6.4 earthquake in Taiwan.
In the 2017 fiscal year, over $2.4 billion was spent on fire suppression, $800 million more than was allocated.
Approximately 11.3% of people have residential earthquake insurance in Washington, only covering 18% of the exposure.
Tuesday’s M=6.4 was preceded by a very unusual foreshock sequence.
The mainshock followed a M=6.1 foreshock just 20 km away two days beforehand
Yesterday’s quake occurred at the junction of the Longitudinal Valley Fault and the Ryukyu Trench.
Over $100 million in damage caused by the Montecito mudflow may be covered under fire insurance.
Registration for the $3,000 grant is only open until February 23.
The 30 million people that live around Jakarta are all exposed to a moderate seismic threat.
Last night’s earthquake struck just off the Elsinore Fault, one of Southern California’s quietest, but most dangerous faults.
The Alaskan Megathrust was responsible for the M=9.2 Good Friday earthquake in 1964.
Lester Lubetkin recounts what it was like experiencing the M=7.9 earthquake in his cabin in Homer, Alaska.
Today’s eruption occurred at a popular ski resort northwest of Tokyo.
Last night’s M=7.9 earthquake was an unusual outer rise strike-slip event.
Increased volcanic activity began on Saturday, and officials warn that a hazardous eruption could occur within weeks, or even days.
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
Today’s quakes struck less than 150 km south of a deadly M=7.3 earthquake in November 2017.
Thousands more people remain at risk from debris flows in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
Had this earthquake struck to the east or west, the outcome would have been much worse.
Aunque El Salvador y Haití están en el proceso de ser eliminados de la lista de países bajo el estatus de protección temporal, Nepal, que fue devastado por el terremoto de M=7.8 en 2015, permanece en la lista.
El Salvador and Haiti have been removed from the list of countries with temporary protected status.
Last night’s earthquake was felt by approximately 10 million people.
Prof. Ali Moradi shares his opinions on earthquake risk and preparedness in the region.
Dueling papers and posters wrestle with a tough and critical seismic question
Last night’s M=3.9 earthquake east of San Jose struck along the Calaveras Fault.
Translation from: khabaronline.ir Click here to read the response from the Director of the Iranian Seismological Centre جامعه > حوادث – مانوئل بربریان، زمین شناس ایرانی در آمریکا، دکترای زمینشناسی از دانشگاه کمبریج و عضو …
Last night’s M=4.9 earthquake outside of Tehran should be a warning to 15 million people.
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.
Today’s M=6.0 earthquake was followed, 8 minutes later, by a M=5.0 aftershock.
Nearly 200,000 people have been forced to evacuate due to fires in the greater Los Angeles area.
El terremoto de ayer de M=6.0 a lo largo del litoral de Ecuador, ocurrió justo al noreste del popular destino turístico de Bahía
Yesterday’s M=6.0 earthquake struck on or just above the subducting slab.
La alerta sísmica temprana pretende alertar a la población y a los sistemas automatizados segundos antes de una fuerte sacudida, es una de las contribuciones más importantes de la sismología moderna a la sociedad.
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
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?
A creeping section on the fault and a magnitude 4.6 earthquake in the middle of it
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.
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
At 10:19 am on Thursday, the Great ShakeOut drill will take place.
Rather than fires hunting us, we should hunt them
The Calaveras Fault has a 26% chance of rupturing in a M≥6.7 earthquake by 2043
The majority of the buildings which collapsed were old structures which should have been retrofitted or condemned.
Casi todos los edificios que se cayeron se construyeron antes del terremoto de 1985 y se debieron haber reforzado o denunciado.
Así que, la mayoría de los expertos recomienda ‘agacharse, cubrirse y esperar’
Only 1% of Puerto Rican households carried FEMA flood insurance prior to Hurricane Maria
Is ‘drop, cover, and hold on’ really your best option?
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