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.
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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
One chance in 30,000 sounds small until you compare it to one in a million
Por Germán Acosta Cervantes, Traductor al Español de Temblor
Germán Acosta, Temblor’s Spanish translator, tells what it was like experiencing Tuesday’s M=7.1 earthquake in Mexico City
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.
The location of last night’s earthquake along the Santa Monica fault zone is susceptible to M=6.8 earthquakes.
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.
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
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
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.
Is the alignment of the moon a key to unlocking when large earthquakes will occur?
Today’s M=4.5 earthquake struck just north of the capital city of Lisbon.
Recent tension between North Korea and the United States allows us to shed light on how scientists detect nuclear tests in North Korea.
Despite the earthquake’s magnitude, it did not cause any major damage.
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.