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San Francisco still has 484 delinquent ‘soft-story’ buildings – Curbed SF

September 19, 2017 |

San Francisco still has 484 delinquent ‘soft-story’ buildingsCurbed SFBy September 15 of next year, owners of tier-four buildingsany building containing ground floor commercial uses or any building in a mapped liquefaction zonemust have their own applications submitted, the last of … Read More

Improving the imperfect science of earthquake prediction – Cosmos

September 15, 2017 |

Improving the imperfect science of earthquake predictionCosmosEarthquake prediction is a notoriously risky yet simultaneously vital pursuit. Models for estimating when, where and how hard a quake might hit rest on two theoretical pillars: the Omori and Gutenberg-Richter power laws. The … Read More

Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary Symposium – Geosynthetica.net

September 13, 2017 |

Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary SymposiumGeosynthetica.netThe Thai Geotechnical Society will host the Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society’s 50th Anniversary Symposium. The international event, featuring 35 invitation-only presentations, will be held 14 15 September 2017 at the Asian Institute of Technology … Read More

Unusual Mexico earthquake may have relieved stress in seismic gap – Science Magazine

September 13, 2017 |

Unusual Mexico earthquake may have relieved stress in seismic gapScience MagazineWhen Vlad Manea heard about the deadly magnitude-8.2 earthquake that struck the coast of Mexico’s Chiapas state on 7 September, he was stunned, but not altogether surprised. A geophysicist at … Read More

New Loma Linda hospital designed to move up and down during an … – San Bernardino County Sun

September 12, 2017 |

New Loma Linda hospital designed to move up and down during an …San Bernardino County SunConstruction workers walk around rows of pedestals for the earthquake protection system for the new Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda on …

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Death toll now at 90 as aftershocks rattle southern Mexico – WTOP

September 12, 2017 |

Death toll now at 90 as aftershocks rattle southern MexicoWTOPThe hospital’s regular building was damaged. Maria Teresa Sales Alvarez said it was chaos when the earthquake struck the single-story building, but staff moved patients outside and transferred most of those … Read More

New drone-based approach to detecting structural damage during extreme events such as earthquakes – Phys.Org

August 29, 2017 |

New drone-based approach to detecting structural damage during extreme events such as earthquakesPhys.OrgThe digital record on the condition of buildings as they exist today provides a baseline for comparison in the future as a building ages, or in the case … Read More

Why seemingly small earthquakes can cause a lot of damage – Stuff.co.nz

August 29, 2017 |

Why seemingly small earthquakes can cause a lot of damageStuff.co.nzGNS Science seismologist Dr John Ristau said “for a small magnitude earthquake to cause significant damage it would have to be very shallow and very close to human-built structures depth will … Read More

A seismic conversation with the Earthquake Lady | News … – The Bakersfield Californian

August 25, 2017 |

A seismic conversation with the Earthquake Lady | News …The Bakersfield CalifornianKate Hutton, staff seismologist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, has been studying earthquakes and the science behind them for more than …

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Naples earthquake: 2 dead, 39 injured, 7 missing as Ischia rocked by quake on VOLCANO edge – Express.co.uk

August 23, 2017 |

Naples earthquake: 2 dead, 39 injured, 7 missing as Ischia rocked by quake on VOLCANO edgeExpress.co.ukThe 4.3 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), destroying several buildings across the island. Two women died and … Read More