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NESAC looks back at 1897 Shillong earthquake, works on alert system – The Shillong Times

June 13, 2017 |

NESAC looks back at 1897 Shillong earthquake, works on alert systemThe Shillong TimesEarthquakes take place underground and there is still so much that we don’t know, so it is very difficult to predict, he told the gathering at the workshop … Read More

Predicting a quake’s impact: Kiwi scientists model seismic waves to … – Stuff.co.nz

June 5, 2017 |

Predicting a quake’s impact: Kiwi scientists model seismic waves to …Stuff.co.nzA simulation shows how the Kaikoura earthquake moved up the country before causing Wellington offices to shake, including a call centre in the Hutt Valley, …

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Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquake – Science Magazine

June 5, 2017 |

Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquakeScience MagazineIt’s no easy feat to drill into the faults that cause earthquakes. Intercepting such active ruptures, which are buried kilometers beneath the surface, requires specialized … Read More

Nowcasting may help forecast big earthquakes in 53 major cities – New Scientist

May 31, 2017 |

Nowcasting may help forecast big earthquakes in 53 major citiesNew ScientistIf you have a high earthquake score, and then you start seeing more small earthquakes, I’d get worried. You’re accumulating hazard, so to speak, says Rundle, who presented the team’s … Read More

Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes Zambales – Philippine Star

May 31, 2017 |

Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes ZambalesPhilippine StarMANILA, Philippines A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted Zambales on Thursday evening, a bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said, generating possible aftershocks but no damage is expected. The tremor struck …Ring … Read More

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia damaging buildings; 3 people injured – CBS News

May 31, 2017 |

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia damaging buildings; 3 people injuredCBS NewsJAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province Monday evening, injuring at least three people and damaging some buildings and houses. The U.S. Geological Survey said the … Read More

US could face magnitude 9 earthquake within DAYS sparking tsunami, quake mystic claims – Express.co.uk

May 31, 2017 |

US could face magnitude 9 earthquake within DAYS sparking tsunami, quake mystic claimsExpress.co.ukMr Hoogerbeets, who is based in the Netherlands, uses a non-scientifically recognised way of predicting earthquakes based on planetary alignments with Earth. He wrote on his website ditrianum.org: … Read More

US could face magnitude 9 earthquake within DAYS sparking tsunami, quake mystic claims – Express.co.uk

May 31, 2017 |

US could face magnitude 9 earthquake within DAYS sparking tsunami, quake mystic claimsExpress.co.ukMr Hoogerbeets, who is based in the Netherlands, uses a non-scientifically recognised way of predicting earthquakes based on planetary alignments with Earth. He wrote on his website ditrianum.org: … Read More

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Bohol | SunStar – Sun.Star

May 26, 2017 |

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Bohol | SunStarSun.StarDEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGYPHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION NO. : 2 PHIVOLCS Bldg, C.P. Garcia Avenue, U.P.- Diliman, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES Tel.: 426-1468 Fax: …6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes near the … Read More

Animals that may be able to predict earthquakes – KESQ

May 17, 2017 |

Animals that may be able to predict earthquakesKESQCould man’s best friend save your life in an earthquake? Shelter employees with Riverside County say there is an eerie silence in the dog kennel before an earthquake strikes [ + – ]. … Read More