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Seismic code obsolete, must be revised for earthquake-resistant structures: Study – The New Indian Express

February 20, 2017 |

Seismic code obsolete, must be revised for earthquake-resistant structures: StudyThe New Indian ExpressThis has been pointed out by the Earthquake Engineering Research Centre(EERC) of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad. Another reason why the Indian Seismic code needs to … Read More

Europe and Central Asia – Country risk profiles for floods and earthquakes – Reliefweb

February 20, 2017 |

Europe and Central Asia – Country risk profiles for floods and earthquakesReliefwebThe Europe and Central Asia region experiences a variety of natural hazards, including floods, earthquakes, droughts, landslides and wildfires. Such shocks not only trap communities in poverty and exacerbate … Read More

Earthquake faults are smarter than we usually think – Science Daily

February 17, 2017 |

Earthquake faults are smarter than we usually thinkScience DailyThe research team has developed a new computer model and discovered that earthquake faults are smarter — in the sense of having better memory — than seismologists have long assumed. “If it’s … Read More

Earthquake series cause uplift variations at continental margins – Science Daily

February 17, 2017 |

Earthquake series cause uplift variations at continental marginsScience DailyThis has important implications for the seismic hazard and the tsunami risk along the shores of many countries. The idea is that series of severe earthquakes within a geologically short period of … Read More

Earthquakes can trigger near-instantaneous aftershocks on different faults – Science Daily

February 17, 2017 |

Earthquakes can trigger near-instantaneous aftershocks on different faultsScience DailyAccording to a new study by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, a large earthquake on one fault can trigger large aftershocks on separate faults … Read More

DEP links Lawrence County earthquakes to fracking – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

February 17, 2017 |

DEP links Lawrence County earthquakes to frackingPittsburgh Post-GazetteA series of small earthquakes in Lawrence County last year appear to have been linked to hydraulic fracturing operations at nearby Utica Shale wells, …

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