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.
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.
Since 1944, there have been two large, damaging earthquakes around the city of San Juan
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.
Deprem Bodrum’un 600 yillik deprem sessizligini bitirdi
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=6.5 earthquake in the Philippines, along the Philippine Fault Zone, was the largest to strike the Leyte Province since 1998.
Today’s M=5.8 earthquake in western Montana was felt as far as Seattle and Portland, over 730 km away.
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
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.
Today’s M=6.0 earthquake resulted in widespread shaking around Ecuador.
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.
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
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.
Yesterday’s M=4.4 earthquake was just 15-20 km from the epicenter of the 1959 M=7.3 Hebgen Lake earthquake.
In addition to the typical mainshock-aftershock sequence, there is a prominent streak of seismicity offshore of Guatemala
A pesar de la magnitud del sismo, se reportan daños moderados y una persona herida.
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.