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Mexico: Lessons from 1985 earthquake – ReliefWeb

April 19, 2017 |

Mexico: Lessons from 1985 earthquakeReliefWebSASMEX: the Seismic Alert System of Mexico comprises more than 8200 seismic sensors located in the most active earthquake zone that runs between Jalisco, Michoacn, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Mexico City. An essential part of the system, … Read More

Earthquake warning system takes step forward; still underfunded – MyNorthwest.com

April 19, 2017 |

Earthquake warning system takes step forward; still underfundedMyNorthwest.comSeismologist, Dr. Lucy Jones, who retired from the USGS, describes how an early warning system would provide advance warning of an earthquake, at a news conference at the California Institute of Technology in … Read More

Kaikoura quake records strongest ground shaking in NZ history – The Press

April 10, 2017 |

Kaikoura quake records strongest ground shaking in NZ historyThe PressThe Kaikoura quake produced the strongest ground shaking ever recorded for an earthquake in New Zealand, a new study has found. GNS seismologist and the lead author of a new study … Read More

Earthquake detected in southeast Ohio – WHIO.com – WHIO

April 4, 2017 |

Earthquake detected in southeast Ohio – WHIO.comWHIOA federal agency says a small earthquake has been detected in southeast Ohio near the stat.

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Researchers have dramatically underestimated the risk of earthquakes: Shocking new study finds ruptures travel far … – Daily Mail

March 27, 2017 |

Researchers have dramatically underestimated the risk of earthquakes: Shocking new study finds ruptures travel far …Daily MailThe main trunk railway line north of Kaikoura, New Zealand after the November 14, 2016 earthquake. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck 20km south-east of … Read More

VIDEO: WSDOT building world’s first flexible bridge – Equipment World Magazine

March 14, 2017 |

VIDEO: WSDOT building world’s first flexible bridgeEquipment World MagazineThe Washington State Department of Transportation is building an offramp from Highway 99 to South Dearborn Street in Seattle that has a flexible column designed to sustain so little damage in an … Read More

The Earthquake Question – Asia Times

March 8, 2017 |

The Earthquake QuestionAsia TimesDaiichi plant, causing a failure of cooling equipment and then reactor meltdowns. However, as much of the site is a radioactive no-go zone, it’s not been possible to investigate effects on the plant from the earthquake itself … Read More

Oroville Dam Makes its own Earthquakes – YubaNet

March 3, 2017 |

Oroville Dam Makes its own EarthquakesYubaNetIn 1963, during construction of the dam, seismologists from the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey installed a seismic station about 0.4 miles north of the dam. They used what was then top of the line … Read More

Kitsap Peninsula earthquake tests early warning system | Q13 FOX … – Q13 FOX

March 3, 2017 |

Kitsap Peninsula earthquake tests early warning system | Q13 FOX …Q13 FOXWhen fully operational, the ShakeAlert early-warning system would quickly detect an earthquake and alert people that shaking is coming through an app on their …

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Multiple earthquakes this week highlight need for readiness – The Weather Network

February 28, 2017 |

Multiple earthquakes this week highlight need for readinessThe Weather NetworkWhere an earthquake is sudden and lasts only up to a few minutes, a slow slip event can last for weeks, and generates very deep quakes that can’t be felt without … Read More