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Mexico’s back-to-back earthquakes, explained by a seismologist – The Verge

October 20, 2017 |

Mexico’s back-to-back earthquakes, explained by a seismologistThe VergeThe second major earthquake to strike Mexico in less than two weeks has caused catastrophic damage in the country’s capital. The magnitude 7.1 temblor started at around 1:15PM cracking highways, collapsing buildings, and, … Read More

The spray on ‘superconcrete’ coating that can protect buildings against earthquakes – Daily Mail

October 13, 2017 |

The spray on ‘superconcrete’ coating that can protect buildings against earthquakesDaily MailA new seismic-resistant, fiber-reinforced concrete will be used in its first real-life application this fall as part of a retrofit of a Vancouver elementary school. The new material can … Read More

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico – Waco Tribune-Herald

September 25, 2017 |

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoWaco Tribune-HeraldCORRECTS TO CLARIFY SITUATION WAS AN EVACUATION – Rescue workers and volunteers stand in the middle of the street after an earthquake alarm sounded and a small tremor was felt during rescue operations … 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

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

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

At least 1 dead after earthquake rattles Italian resort island of Ischia – CBS News

August 23, 2017 |

At least 1 dead after earthquake rattles Italian resort island of IschiaCBS NewsROME — An earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and trapping a half … Read More

Indonesia, Japan to carry out joint research on earthquake – Xinhua

July 12, 2017 |

Indonesia, Japan to carry out joint research on earthquakeXinhuaJAKARTA, July 10 (Xinhua) — Indonesia and Japan will carry out joint research on earthquake to improve capability of producing accurate earthquake prediction, an Indonesian official said here on Monday. The cooperation … Read More

Magnitude 5.0 in Ohrid

July 3, 2017 |

Magnitude mb 5.0 Date time 2017-07-03 11:18:20.7 UTC Location 41.21 N ; 20.88 E Depth 10 kmRead More

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