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Magnitude 8 Earthquake Can Hit the Himalayas Anytime Soon – Nature World News

May 20, 2016 |

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Can Hit the Himalayas Anytime SoonNature World NewsDrastic changes in the behavior of the Earth and its natural processes have caused an alarm for scientists and researchers. A recent report predicted that the Himalayas may experience an … Read More

IoT Provides Affordable Earthquake Early Warning to Communities – Huffington Post

May 20, 2016 |

IoT Provides Affordable Earthquake Early Warning to CommunitiesHuffington PostEarthquakes come without warning, making them one of the most feared natural disaster. Startups like Zizmos are working on early-warning systems using IoT (Internet of Things) sensors. Earthquake detection is provided by … Read More

California’s Earthquake Early Warning System Gets Green Light – Care2.com

May 20, 2016 |

California’s Earthquake Early Warning System Gets Green LightCare2.comCalifornia is probably most famous for its 1906 earthquake and fire, which wrought even more destruction but a host of smaller quakes, including Northridge, Loma Prieta and a recent tremblor in Napa, did … Read More

Dozens missing after Sri Lanka mud slide; Ecuador hit by 6.7 earthquake – CW39

May 20, 2016 |

Dozens missing after Sri Lanka mud slide; Ecuador hit by 6.7 earthquakeCW39ARNAYAKA, SRI LANKA – Heavy rains drenched villages in Sri Lanka’s capitol, Colomba, causing major flooding and deadly landslides. So far, 19 people have died, according to the Disaster … Read More

Study links Texas earthquakes back to 1925 to oil and gas activities – San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

May 20, 2016 |

Study links Texas earthquakes back to 1925 to oil and gas activitiesSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)The most powerful South Texas quake was the Oct. 20, 2011, event centered at Fashing. It coincided with a significant increase in nearby oil … The … Read More

California prepares for earthquakes that could have 30 times more energy than San Andreas – Daily Mail

May 20, 2016 |

California prepares for earthquakes that could have 30 times more energy than San AndreasDaily MailAs a response, what planners envision is a deployment of civilian and military personnel and equipment that would eclipse the response to any natural disaster that … Read More